Legal Counsel

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On behalf of our client an established bank in Malta regulated by the MFSA, GRS are seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join their team. Reporting directly to the Head of Legal, the Legal Counsel will form part of the Compliance and Legal Department to provide advice and support on various aspects of legal, compliance and regulatory affairs. The successful candidate for this role must hold a law degree and ideally be knowledgeable of the MFSA regulatory framework. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, GRS look forward to receiving your CV for this Malta based Legal Counsel role.
  • Provide legal advice with regards to deeds of borrowing and related matters including perfection of securities
  • Advise and cooperate with other departments with regards to borrowing facilities
  • The management of legal documents, drafting / vetting of contracts / agreements as directed
  • Build excellent working relationships and liaise closely with a range of internal and external lawyers representing the Bank
  • Appear for and on behalf of the Bank and represent same on notarial deeds of loan, waivers, and similar banking facilities
  • Advise on legal actions to be taken in case of defaulting clients
  • Undertake legal research work as necessary and assist other departments on legal matters as may be required from time to time
  • Provide compliance and regulatory assistance to the Compliance Officer as may be necessary
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GDPR
  • Keeping up to date with changes in legislation and regulations related to the role
  • Possess a Degree in Law with good knowledge of corporate and commercial law and real estate industry
  • An efficient communicator, confident in liaising with outside counsel and regulatory bodies on various legal and compliance matters
  • Must be able to practice law in Malta with a good command of both the English and Maltese language
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a credit institution or similar supporting rolewith a law firm
  • Knowledge of the MFSA regulatory framework
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 Giuseppe Buda,,quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.


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    10 November 2022
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