Legal Counsel


Reporting directly to the Country Managing Partner and General Counsel our client is seeking a Legal Counsel to join their team of professionals. 


  • Advising on matters pertaining to regulatory law, employment law, laws governing the accountancy profession, immigration law and general contractual law;
  • Assisting with the compliance for the international offices in relation to local laws and regulations including GDPR and Prevention of AML;
  • Providing high-quality, commercially-in-formed legal advice to the practice;
  • Positioning oneself as a trusted business advisor through prudence and exercise of sound judgment;
  • Liaising with external legal firms on internal legal matters;
  • Supporting and cascading best practices agreed on within the General Counsel Office;
  • Building and maintaining relationships with clients proactively and contributing to new clients;
  • Managing client accounts, including client care requirements and financial management, preparing proposals, participating in pitches;
  • Participating in giving internal and external presentations;
  • Producing expert articles for publication;
  • Contributing to retaining and training law professionals.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Experience of quality, risk management and compliance processes, with strong data protection knowledge;
  • At least 3 years experience in legal practice experience in a law firm as a commercial lawyer or as internal counsel in a multinational firm;
  • Willingness to embrace a new challenge, in a non-traditional legal services environment;
  • Strong oral and written communication in Maltese & English;
  • Excellent time management skills

Education & Experience

A degree in Law

Job Reference: ZH684

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    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Financial Services
  • Languages
    English, Maltese

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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