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Junior Corporate Lawyer

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Corporate Services

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Clive Schembri

  • Job Reference:

    5551

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry:

    2019-11-27

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Clive Schembri

  • Skills tags:

    Corporate Administration

A well established corporate services firm that offers a vast range of bespoke services that include: assurance, corporate services, remote gaming consultancy, legal, tax, internal auditing, information security, data protection, management consultancy, fiduciary services and back office work, is seeking to grow their existing team by employing a Junior Corporate Lawyer.

Responsibilities:

  • Attending client meeting and assisting with the onboarding processes of new clients
  • The collection and verification of due diligence in accordance with KYC procedures.
  • Company incorporations, overseeing all regulatory aspects related to the company’s business and assistance with ad hoc corporate administration including mergers and acquisitions, share transfers, etc
  • Provision of consultancy on Maltese corporate law
  • Drafting corporate documents such as M&As, resolutions, MFSA and MGA forms, etc
  • Drafting, revising, negotiating and concluding contractual agreements
  • Assistance with obtaining licenses (gaming, financial, investments, etc)
  • Assistance with opening of bank accounts
  • Preparation and submission of annual returns
  • Assistance with ongoing clients’ compliance
  • Liaison with relevant authorities including Registrar of Companies, MFSA, MGA, IRD, Registry of Ships, etc

Requirements:

  • Law degree from the University of Malta (LL.D. or M. Adv)
  • A minimum of 1 years of corporate law experience
  • Basic understanding of Maltese company law and company services providers rules. Knowledge of gaming law and financial services law is considered an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, whilst other languages, especially Italian, will be considered advantageous
  • IT literate, with experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management and other major software applications
  • Ability to deal with a multi-cultural work environment and client base
  • Keen to develop his/her experience through training, qualification and continuing professional development
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills and ability to perform under pressure
  • Be pro-active and willing to learn further and develop skills
  • Must have a clean driving license and own a car.