Legal Counsel

The Client

Our client is an International Bank, headquartered in Malta and operating across Europe. Steadily expanding, they are currently seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join their multinational team in Malta. 

Main Duties

  • Advise the bank on a range of legal issues, include on contract law, regulatory matters, data privacy and other day-to-day issues
  • Review of agreements and legal notices
  • Identify legal risks
  • Liaise with external legal counsel across a number of EU jurisdictions
  • Attend to Data Privacy related requests from the Bank’s customers
  • Assist local authorities with investigations, prepare information reports 
  • Assist in the customer due diligence processes and ongoing monitoring of business relationships
  • Assist in the formulation and maintenance of bank policies and procedures

Requirements

  • Master of Laws from a reputable European University, knowledge of Maltese law is essential
  • Work knowledge of contract law, data privacy and banking legislation
  • Minimum of one year experience in a financial services environment, in-house experience is considered an asset
  • Ability to provide quick, practical and concise advice in line with the bank’s business objectives
  • Ability to solve issues effectively and work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Strong organisational abilities, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in using MS Office applications
  • Be meticulous, attentive to detail 

Candidate must be eligible to work in EU

Should you require further information, please, call David on +356 9999 0320 or +356 2099 4444  

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