Legal Counsel

  • Quad Consultancy
  • Malta
  • Apr 05, 2020
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Job Description

Our client is an International Bank, headquartered in Malta and operating across Europe. Steadily expanding, they are currently seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join their multinational team in Malta. 
Main Duties
  • Advising the bank on a range of legal issues, including on contract law, regulatory matters, data privacy and other day-to-day issues
  • Reviewing of agreements and legal notices
  • Identifying legal risks
  • Liaising with external legal counsel across a number of EU jurisdictions
  • Attending to Data Privacy related requests from the Bank’s customers
  • Assisting local authorities with investigations, preparing information reports 
  • Assisting in the customer due diligence processes and ongoing monitoring of business relationships
  • Assisting in the formulation and maintenance of bank policies and procedures

  • Master of Laws from a reputable European university, knowledge of Maltese law is essential
  • Working knowledge of contract law, data privacy and banking legislation
  • Minimum of one year experience in a financial services environment, in-house experience is considered an asset
  • Ability to provide quick, practical and concise advice in line with the bank’s business objectives
  • Ability to solve issues effectively and work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Strong organizational abilities, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in using MS Office applications
  • Being meticulous, attentive to detail