Senior Legal Counsel (Crypto)

Malta  |  €60,000 - €90,000 

​A key client of ours specialising in the Legal sector is currently looking to onboard a Senior Legal Counsel (Crypto) to join their team of professionals:


  • Taking the lead in providing legal support and regulatory advice to clients, primarily in relation to crypto-assets, company law, investment services, financial institutions, capital markets and funds
  • Drafting of legal opinions, including amongst others, classifying tokens/crypto-assets under various legal regimes
  • Reviewing of agreements, drafting of policies, procedures or any other documents as required
  • Mentoring more junior lawyers, reviewing their work and assisting them with escalated client queries
  • Assisting the Legal team manager as required
  • Communicating effectively with external parties, including local and foreign competent authorities and external consultants
  • Assisting clients with licence applications, including drafting/ reviewing business plans and liaising with competent authorities
  • Keeping up to date with legislative and regulatory changes affecting the business, including the financial services and crypto-asset sectors and transforming that knowledge into content for regular articles and/or internal training.

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • A minimum of three years’ hands-on experience in investment services, financial institutions and/or capital markets with a keen interest in following the latest developments, particularly the crypto-asset industry;
  • A strong grasp of company law, contract law, European Union law and financial services legislation
  • A personality driven by excellence with a high-standard service mentality when dealing with clients and third-parties
  • Must have excellent and fluent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have additional experience or working knowledge in data protection and intellectual property law.

Education & Experience

A graduated lawyer with a Master’s degree in Financial Services or Crypto-Assets

Job Reference: AF559

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