Head of Legal & Compliance

€85,000 - €100,000  |  Malta

Our client is looking to recruit for a  Head of Legal & Compliance vacancy in Malta. The ideal candidate will be handling matters relating the legal, compliance and regulatory risk and will be reporting directly to the General Counsel. As part of the role the candidate will also be responsible for:

  • Identifying unlicensed markets and advising on whether and how to operate within said markets
  • Managing intellectual property rights, protecting branding, and executing a trademark and domain registration strategy
  • Managing any infringement that occurs on both third-party property rights and any infringement by third parties 
  • Developing and maintaining the company's contract management system and manage the company's legal, compliance and commercial interests when dealing with suppliers, affiliate programmes and customer terms 
  • Working closely with the company secretary to ensure that the company is in good standing 
  • Providing relevant advice for colleagues to make informed decisions regarding tax matters in relevant markets
  • Promoting fairness, transparency within the company and highlighting activities that may harm or offend the general public   
  • Creating and maintaining a business risk assessment framework in terms of AML, CFT and SL, whilst assisting the MLRO as necessary 
  • Providing guidance on Responsible Gaming measures and risks whilst maintaining RG policies, procedures and guidelines 
  • Liaising with General Counsel on issues pertaining to planning and allocation of budgets, management of costs and expenses and in establishing and maintaining controls 

Education & Experiences

  • Degree in Law 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a Gaming company
  • Thorough knowledge of AML, Risk and Compliance procedures 
  • Good knowledge of GDPR, Responsible Gaming and Regulatory 
  • Experience managing a team 

Desired Skills 

  • Meticulous and attentive to detail 
  • Ability to resolve issues in a timely manner 
  • Conscientious
  • Good communication skills 
  • Good command of the English language 

  • Primary job focus
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Middle Management
  • Employer industry

Legal Jobs in Malta consist of individuals engaged in the practice of law who provide expert advice to private and commercial clients. Legal jobs within this sector include administration, civil law, commercial law, compliance, corporate intellectual property, employment law, family law, maritime & aviation, tax law and technology law roles.

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