Legal Counsel - Maltese Speaking

Exciting opportunity for Maltese speaking Lawyer to join an igaming company as their Legal Counsel! Mentoring, room for professional growth, and excellent remuneration package offered!
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Maltese speaking Legal Counsel to join igaming operator in Malta! Reporting directly to the to the Group Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Director, you will be responsible for ensuring that the company operates according to the highest ethical, legal, and compliance standards.  

 Role and Responsibilities  

  • Ensure all business activities are conducted in conformity with all applicable laws, regulations, internal policies, and procedures
  • Responsible for varied contractual reviews, negotiations, and drafting including: Software licenses, Data Processing Agreements, Payment Services Contracts, Marketing Contracts, Consulting Agreements, and general terms and conditions, amendments to/extension of existing contractual arrangements and intragroup contracts
  • Handle various corporate matters such as share transfers & company incorporation
  • Preparation of corporate documentation such as resolutions, MFSA forms, minutes of board meetings, and ensue group entities meet various company law requirements
  • Monitor and conduct research and advise on legal and regulatory developments in relevant legal fields in various jurisdictions
  • Advise the organisation: (i) on appropriate intellectual property protection measures; (ii) on commercial, as well as legal, aspects of transactions, and negotiate with counterparty legal, commercial, and procurement
  • Presentation of legal issues to management together with analysis, options, and recommendations
  • Lead any legal Due Diligence with the support of seniors
  • Assist with preparation of legal & compliance documentation, including KYC documentation, internal and external, with relative constitutive documents for statutory, legal, and regulatory purposes
  • Maintain a corporate business risk register and assessment in cooperation with various departments 

Education, Experience & Attributes 

  • Legal Degree – Masters or Doctorate of Law
  • Experience of working as a commercial lawyer in Malta (min 2 years)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken, in Maltese and English
  • Good knowledge of corporate and commercial law
  • Knowledge about gaming laws & regulations, Maltese employment law, and/or data protection law would be meriting
  • Analytical skills, and experience of working with analysis tools
  • Responsible and independent worker with the ability to take both instruction and initiative
  • Professional mannerism with a personable character – you need to be able to work with all teams within the company
  • Previous experience of training / giving presentations to groups would be meriting 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven lawyer to make a move into igaming!

Apart from an attractive remuneration package, you will have a fantastic mentor, and you will be given plenty of room for professional growth. The role is office based in Malta (pandemic restrictions and health guidelines taken into consideration).

Apply with your CV in English NOW!

*Please note that prior to shortlisting for interviews, we will want to see your certificates / diplomas and we consider educational excellence meriting. We will also want two references, of which one must be work related.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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