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Legal Advisor

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Banking

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Contact:

    Clive Schembri

  • Job Reference:

    6209

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry:

    2020-03-08

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Clive Schembri

  • Skills tags:

    Legal (Corporate Administration)

An international bank is seeking to employ a Legal advisor who will be reporting to the Legal Services Manager. The successful candidate will be providing assistance in the undertaking of legal duties on behalf of the bank. 

Job Description: 

  • To act as the Bank’s legal counsel by providing legal advice, also interpreting laws, regulations, rulings and judgements.
  • Carries out research, analyses and provides feedback on legal matters as instructed by the Bank from time to time. 
  • To act as in-house counsel, provide legal advice, draft legal documentation, and carry out legal research as required.
  • To be actively involved and participate in the Department’s / cross-Departmental projects, providing feedback on behalf of the Unit and proposing legal solutions as required.
  • To view, advise on and /or draft guidelines and procedures as required by the Department/other Departments. 
  • To update and maintain a Contract Management System. 
  • To assist the Manager (Corporate Governance) in matters relating to corporate governance and company secretarial duties. 
  • Exceptionally to perform responsibilities in any other Unit which falls within the remit of the Department. 
  • To submit any reports and/or supervise any projects and activities as may be directed from time to time.
  • To ensure compliance with Bank’s policies, guidelines and underlying procedures at all times.
  • To assist his/her superior in the preparation of the unit’s business plan and underlying budgets. 
  • To ensure a high quality/standard of work and service throughout. 
  • To perform standard office procedures. 
  • To attend / give training as requested and perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time. 

 Job Requirements: 

  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Be reliable, organised, meticulous and prepared to work under pressure. 
  • Be a team player while still being able to work independently when needed. 
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and interpersonal skills. 
  • Committed to self-development and enjoy working in a dynamic environment 
  • Be computer literate and conversant in MS Office applications. 
  • Must be a warranted Lawyer in Malta.