Senior Lawyer - InHouse - Malta

Ref: 17 Date Posted: It-Tnejn 05 Diċ 2022
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You plan to develop your in-house legal career at Senior Level, so for you, it’s important that you:

  • Gain practical exposure to pertinent legal matters, both from a technical perspective ( for example, contract drafting), as well as from an advisory perspective ( such as new product launches, and new market expansion)
  • Maintain a strong involvement in governance matters, particularly related to developing legislation within the fintech/e-money sectors at EU Level
  • Work with individuals who are knowledgeable and lead by example

If this describes you, it’s likely that you will like this job.

Who is our client?

Our client is a growing licensed E-Money Institution that is looking for a Senior Lawyer to join their Legal and Governance Team in Malta.

You can expect to find a culture built around people, with team members who are aligned with the vision of the business, who work because they want to make a difference, and who are listened to and valued for their ideas and contributions.  

You will work closely with the Chief Legal Officer, a seasoned professional, who will guide you throughout your new journey within the firm and will support you toward reaching your full potential.

What will you be doing?

Together with the Chief Legal Officer, you will advise the business on regulatory matters, and new products launches/ market developments and guide them on the application of international and local laws, drafting contracts and agreements ( commercial, employment, IT, etc. ), as well as liaise with the Data Protection team on legal aspects related to GDPR and Privacy Controls.

You will gain exposure to broad areas and this role is the perfect example of a truly multi-faceted in-house lawyer (of course, with the necessary external help when needed).

What is your background?

You are a qualified Lawyer, with a Warrant to practice under Maltese Law and 2 – 4 years experience as a lawyer, knowledgeable in contract drafting, and corporate governance matters within the financial services industry (banking/payments / fintech ).

What will you gain professionally?

Joining a growing business and a growing team, you can influence and shape the direction of the business through your inquisitive and practical approach – if you want to gain broad exposure to legal matters in-house, this role is perfectly suited to sharpen and develop your skill set.

If you value working 1 – 1 with C Level, both from a practical perspective, as well as from a knowledge perspective, you will have this opportunity in this role and not only learn from C Suite, but also gain professional exposure in navigating complex matters.

If you value innovation and growth,you will be part of a business that is constantly looking to innovate, in a sector that has gained global traction.

What to do next?

If you like the sound of the role and the business and you are confident in your skill set, apply online.

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