Legal Counsel - Legal jobs in Malta - October 2022
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Legal Counsel
Konnekt Konnekt

Expires in 20 days (28 Oct 2022)


Our client, a leading company within the retail industry is seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel. Forming part of the Business Support Team, the selected candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing and authorizing contracts as per the Group's governance and standards
  • Providing legal advice on corporate compliance globally, handling legal related issues as well as other arising issues 
  • Liaising with external providers of consultancy and legal services and other relevant authorities
  • Setting up and the archiving of all ongoing contracts, agreements, and other legal documents
  • Acquiring signatures as required and ensuring that contracts are in line with all regulatory requirements
  • Updating relevant stakeholders when contracts and other legal documents have been signed including a summary where necessary
  • Supporting in the setting up of Corporate structures and Joint Venture Agreements
  • Carrying out due diligence, risk assessment and compliance checks related to new business
  • Ensuring the company complies with its outside regulatory requirements and internal policies as well as systems of control
  • Keeping abreast in regulatory developments within and outside of the company and evolving best practices in compliance control
  • Ensuring the company is compliant with the requirements and deadlines imposed by the Registry of Companies and other relevant government agencies and institutions
  • Working in conjunction with the regulators to keep the List of Insiders related to the company updated as necessary
  • Maintaining the Governance calendar as updated as possible and informing the relevant stakeholders of pending activities 
  • Deliver training and awareness sessions related to AML to relevant stakeholders 
  • Ensuring that the group is in line with all IP requirements arising from contracts with third parties
  • Reviewing the company's own IP (including trademarks) and ensuring the group is protected in this regard
Skill-sets and Requirements
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a similar role as a Legal Counsel/Lawyer.
  • In-depth understanding of the court’s legal procedures and government regulations
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Team player and ability building and maintaining relationships with clients and stakeholdersn
Education & Experience
  • Locally fully qualified and warranted lawyer

salary
€35,000 to €40,000 / year
Salary
experience
Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
time
Full Time
Job Type



Senior Manager (Legal)

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