Senior Legal Officer

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Ref#MI920571

A global Corporate & Funds Services is looking for a Senior Legal Officer to join their team, which is responsible for the legal, regulatory and company secretarial duties of their clients. Main priorities of the team are the engagement of new clients, due diligence processes and setting up of new structures in Malta including investment services providers, collective investment schemes and other regulated and non-regulated entities. The perfect candidate will have a degree in law and at least 3 years’ experience within the financial services sector. The company has modern offices in central Malta and a professional and diverse work force. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then we look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Senior Legal Officer role.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Drafting and review of contracts and other legal documentation;
  • Assisting clients with any changes required to the corporate governance and capital structure;
  • On-going servicing of collective investment schemes and other regulated investment entities by providing the clients with suitable solutions in response to their queries;
  • The set-up of and/or take-over of both regulated and unregulated entities involvement from proposal stage to set-up or take over, including assisting with the on-boarding process of new clients;
  • Carrying out changes required to the corporate governance and capital structure of the various client companies;
  • Renewing and updating Memorandum and Articles of Association, offering documents as and when required;
  • Preparation for Board Meetings and shareholders’ meetings, circulation of agendas, preparation of board documents and drafting of board minutes pursuant to the meetings;
  • Attending Board Meetings in representation of the Company Secretary;
  • Drafting of resolutions and supplemental documentation;
  • The preparation and upkeep of the client company registers
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • In possession of a Law Degree;
  • At least three years’ experience in the financial services industry. A preference will be given to candidates who have working experience at a law firm or who have formed part of the legal team of reputable entities operating within the financial services industry;
  • Strong organisational, planning and client relationship skills, as well as a strong command of the English language;
  • Willing to be part of a fast growing international work environment.
Job Summary
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    11 September 2020
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    Permanent
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    Full Time
  • MI920571
  • michellec@grsrecruitment.com
  • +356 2778 0664
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
SUBMIT YOUR CV FOR THIS JOB

To apply for this position, please email your CV to Michelle Cooper, michellec@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.

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