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Legal Officer

Legal Officer

Job Title: Legal Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 3295
Contact Name: Max Ripley
Job Published: January 16, 2018 12:51

Job Description

One of Malta’s leading banks is looking for a legal officer to assist in it’s legal department. The officer will report directly to the Head of Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drafting and vetting of contracts with third party service providers as well as Bank customers and counter parties
  • Drafting, reviewing and assisting in issuing guarantee letters, pledge agreements, facility letters and other contracts and documentation for and on behalf of the Bank
  • Up-keeping of databases and files in a central registry
  • Legal research and providing general legal advice to the Bank
  • Providing support in any internal corporate restructuring and refinancing of the Bank or any affiliated entity
  • Liaising with regulatory authorities
  • Other duties to be determined by the Head of Legal/Manager - Legal

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • A degree in Law
  • Preferably 2 years’ experience working in a legal position in financial services
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Highly-developed sense of teamwork and cooperation
  • Pro-active and able to work on own initiative
  • A will to learn and professionally grow through personal development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Maltese
  • Exposure and experience in the banking sector would be considered an asset

 If you are interested in this position apply online