Junior Associate – Court Litigation

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JOB DESCRIPTION

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On behalf of our client, a financial services organisation, GRS are recruiting a Junior Associate – Court Litigation who will report to the Legal Manager. The selected candidate will be driven, ambitious and enjoy working in a challenging, fast-paced environment. This role calls for someone who would be responsible for assisting in, initiating or continuing any court-related procedures which may become necessary or are otherwise required within the context of the enforcement process of the company. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then we look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Junior Associate role.
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To liaise with the company’s external lawyers in relation to any such court-related procedures
  • To carry out the drafting, preparation and filing of any judicial acts and related notes and documents as may become necessary within the context of any such court related proceedings
  • To prepare and help in preparing court files as needed
  • To liaise with other units and sections within the company and its Agents to collect data, documentation and information necessary for the purposes of court related proceedings
  • To attend on behalf of and representing the company in any court sittings
  • To assist any FIAU officer, employee or agent who may have to attend for whatever purpose any court sittings
  • Work closely with other enforcement officers and report directly to the enforcement management as necessary. This in assisting with enforcement related tasks such as: reviewing, assessing and evaluating inspection reports, and representations for presentation of cases before the compliance monitoring committee and in preparing and issuing administrative measures letters in line with the compliance monitoring committee’s decision and in preparing and issuing publication notices
  • To assist and lead as necessary in periodic exercises carried out by the Enforcement Section
  • To assist and contribute to the drawing up and maintenance of guidance and other papers that are issued by the company
  • To liaise and co-operate with supervisory authorities locally and abroad in joint enforcement and follow up actions as necessary
  • To organise and deliver, alone or jointly with other organizations, AML training and public awareness
  • To assist the Head, Deputy Head, Senior Manager and/or Manager in any ad-hoc projects/assignments which may arise during the year
  • To co-ordinate and attend internal and external meetings as required
  • To represent the department in proceedings, including as witness, before any court, tribunal or other adjudicating body
  • To report to and update the Director, Deputy Director, Head, Deputy Head, Senior Manager and Manager about any new or ongoing court proceedings or judgments involving the company
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Director, Deputy Director, Head, Deputy Head, Senior Manager and Manager
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • LL.B. (Hons) / LL.D. / M.Adv. Degree or an equivalent academic qualification
  • Warrant or registration to practice as an advocate in Malta or in the process of obtaining same
  • Applicants should have practiced in court or have relevant experience for a minimum of 2 years
  • Good understanding of the laws that govern the prevention of money laundering and funding of terrorism in Malta and the international standards and EU legislation in the area
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant EU Directives and related local legislation that govern the financial, gaming and other regulated sectors
  • Familiarity with the operations of the above-mentioned sectors
  • Experience in applying anti-money laundering and counter-funding of terrorism legislation would be considered as an asset
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in Maltese and English
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and office automation tools
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Flexible hours are offered for winter and summer months
  • Private health insurance scheme
  • Exciting and friendly work environment
  • Continuous training opportunities
  • Competitive salary package
  • Performance bonuses
 
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
 
 
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Sarah Miceli, sarah@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference.
Job Summary
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    3 June 2024
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    Permanent
  • 7606
  • sarah@grsrecruitment.com