Our client, a reputable group of companies in the hospitality, intellectual property and construction sector is looking to recruit a Legal Advisor to join their Legal team.
- Providing legal guidance and drafting comprehensive memoranda and opinions for group companies and company boards, ensuring alignment with legal and statutory obligations.
- Drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements, conducting thorough legal analysis and research on pertinent issues relevant to the Group's operations.
- Offering counsel, preparing memoranda, strategizing, and advocating for corporate governance, CSR, and ESG initiatives, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations to advance the Group's interests in these areas.
- Advising on company secretarial responsibilities, financing, capital market transactions, and ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies such as the Listing Authority, MFSA, and Registry of Companies.
- Developing and managing systems for organizing and maintaining legal databases, contracts, licenses, and other legal documents.
- Proactively guiding Group operations to comply with applicable laws and regulations, with a focus on ensuring regulatory compliance.
- Conducting operational reviews, evaluating activities, and making recommendations to enhance the Group's operations.
- Providing advice and recommendations on legal interpretation and application to Group Companies, considering legal developments.
- Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
- Contributing to the overall legal function of the Group and undertaking additional legal responsibilities as directed by the Chief Legal Officer.
- Performing any other duties as assigned by the company.
Skill-sets and Requirements
- Qualification in Law and valid practicing license. Possession of a Master’s Degree in a relevant field would be advantageous.
- Minimum of 5 years of pertinent experience.
- Strong analytical, communication, and negotiation abilities.
- Proficient written and verbal communication skills in both English and Maltese.
- Adept at maintaining courteous and professional communication with internal and external contacts across various platforms, including phone, in-person, and electronic channels.
- Ability to function effectively in a multidisciplinary team, as well as independently, within a dynamic environment.
- Demonstrated commitment to integrity, professionalism, and ethical standards.
- Prior proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office applications.
Job Reference: EI121
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