Legal and Compliance Officer - Legal jobs in Malta - March 2023
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Legal and Compliance Officer


Expires in 9 days (02 Apr 2023)

Our client, a financial institution is currently looking for a Legal and Compliance officer to join their team.

Duties include: 

  • Develop and implement an effective legal compliance programme. 
  • Implementing and monitoring proactive risk management policies and procedures.
  • Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them. 
  • Draft and revise company policies. 
  • Proactively audit processes, practices, and document to identify weaknesses. 
  • Evaluate business activities to assess compliance risk and violation. 
  • Supporting the team 
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals. 
  • Actively monitoring client files and ensuring that payments are in order. 
  • Initiate legal proceedings to clients failing to reach agreement to settle their outstanding  overdue bills. 
  • Follow up pending legal cases. 
  • Follow up of court cases with the court Registrar and court systems. 
  • Follow up Auctions (Subbasti) to ensure the company wins the bids. 
  • Represent the company when required during any court cases. 
  • Compile reports (as frequently as deemed necessary by management) to report on  updates/progress on the Non-performing section & Legal cases. 
  • Compiling reports to monitor collections on an ongoing basis throughout the month.
  • Negotiate and sign repayment agreements with clients to minimise legal action. 
Skill-sets and Requirements
  • Having a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience in similar roles within the financial services industry would be considered as an asset
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Knowledge in KYC due diligence best practices
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and controls
Education & Experience
  • Possess a Doctor of Laws or a Legal Degree
  • Warranted under the Maltese Bar

€25,000 to €35,000 / year
Full Time
Job Type
Intermediate (1-3 years)
Experience Level
Financial Services

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