One of our clients operating in the Financial sector is seeking to hire a  Corporate Lawyer. In this role, you will be assisting in servicing of the company’s portfolio of corporate clients. The chosen candidate would be required to perform the following;

Duties

·        Attending client meeting and assisting with the onboarding processes of new clients

·        The collection and verification of due diligence in accordance with KYC procedures.

·        Company incorporations, overseeing all regulatory aspects related to the company’s business and assistance with ad hoc corporate administration including mergers and acquisitions, share transfers, etc

·        Provision of consultancy on Maltese corporate law

·        Drafting corporate documents such as M&As, resolutions, MFSA and MGA forms, etc

·        Drafting, revising, negotiating and concluding contractual agreements

·        Assistance with obtaining licenses (gaming, financial, investments, etc)

·        Involvement in the development of new service lines

·        Assistance with opening of bank accounts

·        Preparation and submission of annual returns

·        Assistance with ongoing clients’ compliance

·        Assistance with Contact Advisory Service’s ongoing license compliance obligations

·        Ensuring Contact Advisory Service’s client files are maintained up-to-date and in line with its license obligations

·        Liaison with relevant authorities including Malta Business Registry, MFSA, MGA, FIAU, IRD, Registry of Ships, etc

Skills and Qualifications

·        Law degree from the University of Malta (LL.D. or M. Adv)

·        A minimum of 3 years of corporate law experience

·        Detailed understanding of Maltese company law and company services providers rules. Knowledge of gaming law and financial services law is considered an asset.

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, whilst other languages, especially Italian, will be considered advantageous

·        IT literate, with experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management and other major software applications

·        Ability to deal with a multi-cultural work environment and client base

·        Keen to develop his/her experience through training, qualification and continuing professional development

·        Strong interpersonal and organisational skills and ability to perform under pressure

·        Be pro-active and willing to learn further and develop skills

·        Must have a clean driving license and own a car.