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Junior Legal Counsel

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Clive Schembri

  • Job Reference:

    5454

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry:

    2019-11-02

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Liquid error: internal

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One of Malta's leading regulatory bodies is seeking to employ a Junior Legal Counsel to support the growing operations of the institution.

 

Job duties include:

  • To support the management in providing adequate legal advice across the organisation
  • To draft or review legal documents and conduct negotiations 
  • To take a proactive role in ensuring that the authority meets its obligations in terms of local legislation, EU directives and corporate governance requirements
  • To demonstrate a good understanding of Maltese and European legislation and provide the required support regarding the interpretation of the assigned legal documents.
  • To conduct and plan legal researches on multi-disciplined aspects of law
  • To provide miscellaneous legal advice on various contractual and governmental obligations as directed or requested by senior management or other members of management
  • To be involved in various issues relating to the protection of data and compliance with the relative act, and provision of the relevant legal advice.
  • To represent the organisation in any court cases as required and to assist the police force in criminal cases which are gaming related
  • To represent the organisation in international fora including conferences, exposition centres as well as EU gaming related meetings

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • In possession of a law degree and a valid warrant to practice as an Advocate in the Courts of Malta and Gozo
  • Having previously worked or trained in other legal roles
  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing Gaming in Malta shall be considered an asset
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Takes ownership, actions and manage to meet deadlines