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Head of Legal

Job Title: Head of Legal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Executive Salary
Reference: 4553
Contact Name: Nikki Farrugia
Job Published: December 12, 2018 14:54

Job Description

A foreign owned corporate services entity is seeking a Head of Legal to join their local office. Reporting directly to Management and the Global head of Legal, the chosen candidate will be responsible for managing all activities concerning a diverse client portfolio and oversee a wide range of corporate and legal responsibilities for a rapidly growing portfolio of client companies.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibility for overall legal management of client companies and ensuring compliance of documentation and processes;  
  • Reviewing/drafting legal documents; 
  • Guiding and educating the team of Junior legal account managers; 
  • Attendance and participation at client meetings, either on or off site. This may occasionally require international travel; 
  • Potential to act as a director of client companies; 
  • Coordination external advisers; 
  • Responsible for maintaining a good standard of corporate governance within the Malta office, ensuring any legal, AML/Compliance and statutory requirements are adhered to; 
  • Ensuring that appropriate processes and procedures are in place to comply with regulatory requirements in accordance to the Group standards; 
  • Keeping track of new legal and fiscal developments and anticipating changes in legislation with the possibility of translating these into business opportunities.

The ideal candidate will have :

  • A University of Malta Degree in Law;  
  • Experience within Maltese Corporate Law;  
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant professional experience in a commercial/company law background; 
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing;
  • Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team;

For more information, please contact Nikki on 


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