Overview

Legal Assistant Job in Malta.

Purpose

As a Legal Assistant, the objective is to assist the in-house lawyer with the main goals being to ensure legal conformity at all times within the Group’s operations and long-term business goals, primarily offering counsel on legal issues whilst facilitating business strategy development. This position will strongly suit those who are currently reading for an LLB/LLM at the University of Malta or those with foreign legal-based degrees.

The successful candidate will be assisting our in-house lawyer in ensuring legal compliance and limiting risk exposure, whilst also having the opportunity to grow within the legal field.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the in-house lawyer in day to day issues and duties;
  • Correspond with foreign third-party lawyers;
  • Review of contracts and agreements with the primary purpose of safeguarding the business objectives within the legal framework;
  • Assist with developing and revising policies, procedures and practices to ensure full legal compliance;
  • Analyze and identify legal risks and implications;
  • Keep abreast of legislative amendments and inform management with changes which may have implications to the Group;
  • Basic filing and administrative duties;
  • Other ad-hoc duties which cover corporate and legal advisory work.

Education & Effectiveness

  • Currently reading for or holding a Law degree in Malta or the EU;
  • A desire to learn in a practical atmosphere.

Employee Attributes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken Maltese and English. Knowledge of Italian considered an asset;
  • Conversant with Microsoft office applications;
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigation, labour law, etc.);
  • Knowledgeable of legal obligations within the various sectors that affect the business operations;
  • Able to meet tight deadlines under minimal supervision;
  • A self-driven, highly motivated, assertive person;
  • Able to develop legal strategy and objectives;
  • Able to find practical legal solutions to business challenges;
  • Able to anticipate legal issues or risks;
  • Strong problem-solving, presentation and organisational skills;
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity;
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills.

Written applications including your current C.V. should be sent, in the strictest confidence to: hr@famalcocareers.com

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