Analyst (Legal) - Legal jobs in Malta - October 2022
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Analyst (Legal)
Malta Financial Services Authority Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Expires in 12 days (19 Oct 2022)

Job vacancy: Analyst (Legal) within Enforcement
Job code: ENF/003/2022

About Enforcement:

The Enforcement Function is responsible for reviewing the actions and where necessary conducting investigations of licence holders who have or are suspected of having committed serious compliance failures, serious misconduct or any other serious breaches of the law. The Enforcement Function also investigates the actions of persons carrying out financial services activities without having the necessary licence or authorisation.

The Role:
This role is for a definite term.

As an Analyst, you will be entrusted with the below duties and responsibilities:
  • Providing legal advice in relation to investigative and enforcement work;
  • Analysing, assessing and discussing investigations with specific attention to ensure that there are sufficient legal grounds which merit an investigation and enforcement action;
  • Collection of information and documentation and the carrying out of any required legal research;
  • Consideration of representations received and discussed with Senior Management;
  • Maintain or develop policies and procedures as required;
  • Carry out other ad-hoc activities as may be determined, such as participation in projects; and
  • Other duties and tasks may be assigned.

About You:
The role requires a University of Malta Degree in Law (LL.D. or Master of Advocacy level) or a comparable recognised legal qualification at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC), together with possession of a warrant to practice in the Courts of Malta. We are looking for candidates with a solid academic background in law, preferably with exposure to financial services law. The chosen candidate should be able to work independently and, in a team, reporting to a Senior Manager assigned to him. Candidates should be in possession of a minimum of three (3) years of working experience within a legal or regulatory environment.

How to apply or query further information:
Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application. 

Other Important Information:
The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on the comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at the application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on under the MQRIC heading.
The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta), and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination. Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.

*Jobsplus Permit No: 196/2022

Malta Financial Services Authority:
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for financial services in Malta. It was established by law on 23 July 2002 taking over supervisory functions previously carried out by the Central Bank of Malta, the Malta Stock Exchange, and the Malta Financial Services Centre. The Authority is a fully autonomous public institution and reports to Parliament on an annual basis.

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