Legal Advisor at AX Head Office - Legal jobs in Malta - November 2019

Legal Advisor at AX Head Office

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AX Head Office Central Malta
JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced
CATEGORY:
Legal

AX Head Office in Malta is looking to recruit a Legal Advisor to join their team on a full-time basis. Under the general guidance and supervision of the Group Company Lawyer, and within the limits of the established policies and procedures


Responsibilities:

  • Provision of company secretarial services and advice to company boards, ensuring conformance with statutory requirements
  • Assisting in preparation of court documents and legal briefs and developing strategy
  • Arguments and testimony in court cases/arbitration proceedings and appearing as required before courts, arbitration and administrative tribunals
  • Organisation and maintenance of contract and searches databases and legal files and licences, and supervision of the management of legal documents for the legal team
  • Drafting / vetting of contracts / agreements as directed
  • Conducting legal analysis and research on various legal matters relevant to the Group
  • Display analytical skills and a sharp eye for detail 
  • Build excellent working relationships and liaise closely with a wide range of both external and internal contacts 
  • In general assisting the Group Company Lawyer in the management of the AX Group legal function.



 Requirements: 

  • Hold a Doctor of Laws degree and a warrant to practice
  • Have a minimum of 2 years post-qualification experience in corporate and/or commercial practice
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work on his or her own initiative
  • Be analytical and display a sharp eye for detail, with
  • the ability to manage multiple deadlines in a very fast-paced work environment
  • Have some experience representing clients before courts and tribunals
  • Have the ability to build excellent working relationships and liaise closely with a wide range of both external and internal contacts
  •  Be a real team player, with a positive can-do attitude.


This vacancy offers the successful candidate an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging professional environment.


AX Head Office:
AX started in 1975 in construction. The company was awarded a couple of landmark building and civil engineering contracts and by mid-eighties, it was already a well-established construction company with Malta’s largest hard rock quarry, the largest pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete plant on the island. Development was a natural diversification for the company. AX group developed individual terraced houses, large scale residential blocks, office blocks, hotels, restaurants. And in 1982 AX ventured into hospitality with AX Sunny Coast 4-star complex in Qawra being its first investment.  And soon after the Group inaugurated the largest hotel in Malta, the 4-star AX The Seashells at Suncrest Hotel. Today AX hotels manage 6 hotels including the 4-star AX The Victoria Hotel, a 200 year Palazzo Capua and 5-star city designer hotel in Sliema – AX The Palace. In 2017 AX hotels launched its lasts edition – AX The Saint John Boutique Hotel in Valletta and in 2019 they will be opening one more in Merchant Street. In 2015 AX Group launched the first retirement village on the island redefining the later lifestyle with the luxurious Hilltop Gardens and Simblija Care home in Naxxar. Today the AX Group of companies is a household name in Malta. It’s synonymous to landmark constructions and developments such as the superstructure Parliament in Valletta or restorations like the Birgu ditches. It’s a shareholder in the Valletta Cruise port and Valletta Waterfront and plans to launch the UNESCO approved tunnel underneath Valletta connecting Birgu and Sliema in the coming years.

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