Legal Counsel - Legal jobs in Malta - February 2023
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Legal Counsel

Deriv (Europe) Ltd , Central Malta

Deriv (Europe) Ltd in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Legal Counsellor to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
Here is an exciting opportunity for a varied and rewarding role within a global fintech organisation. Deriv has an ambitious mission of making online trading accessible to anyone, anywhere. With more than 2 million customers worldwide, it presents you with the challenge of dealing with an ever-evolving industry in multiple jurisdictions. As a Legal Counsel at Deriv, you will deeply understand the pressure points, strategy, and objectives of our business. You will draft contracts and advise on contractual issues and disputes. We look to you to liaise with our regulators and advise us on regulatory matters, empowering us to manage our legal risk profile with informed strategic decisions.

  • Draft, update, and negotiate contracts and other vital agreements and policies for Deriv companies in various jurisdictions
  • Provide accurate, relevant, and timely advice to the Deriv Group on a variety of legal topics, in particular, intellectual property rights, financial, and contract matters internationally
  • Keep the senior leadership team informed about any legal and regulatory changes that impact the Group and recommend necessary measures
  • Offer counsel on various legal issues to internal stakeholders, including employment legislation
  • Create and implement strategies for avoiding and resolving disputes
  • Stay updated on legislative and regulatory developments in the fintech industry; develop plans for the company to comply with all applicable legal requirements in various jurisdictions.

  • University degree in law or a related field
  • 3+ years of work experience
  • Practical risk assessment skills
  • Ability to provide data-oriented legal guidance
  • Understanding of complex technological and financial systems and their interactions with law
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills.

  • Market-based salary
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Travel and internet allowances.

Deriv (Europe) Ltd:
Founded in 1999, is a pioneer in online trading. We enable our customers to trade on the world’s financial markets. Focused on customer-centric solutions, we aspire to be the world’s leading online trading service provider. A career at Deriv offers you the opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing organisation that’s at the cutting edge of online trading technology.

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Financial Services


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