Legal Counsel

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Our client an international payments solutions and banking provider with multi offices worldwide renowned for empowering global ecommerce merchants to focus more on their core business are working with GRS to recruit a Legal Counsel for their Legal & Compliance department in Malta office. In this role you will provide advice and support on legal matters, including payment and banking laws and regulations. To be successful in this role you will need a Law degree and 3 years’ experience in a similar role.  If you have the relevant qualifications and want to work for an established company, GRS look forward to receiving your application for this Malta based Legal Counsel position.
  • Provides advice and support on legal matters, including payment and banking laws and regulations, policy, corporate governance, company secretarial and other legal issues. 
  • Exercises oversight over the maintenance of statutory provisions relating to the timely filing of forms, declarations and other documentation with the Registry of Companies.
  • Supporting the Company Secretary in leading and organising the Board, Committees and Annual General meetings of the Company, including the preparation of agendas and documents for Board, Committees and Annual General Meetings.  
  • Supporting the Company Secretary to drafts resolutions, minute-taking and ensures that decisions made are communicated to the appropriate company stakeholders.
  • Ensures the legal representation of the Bank to court hearings and performs other legal duties, if necessary, in close collaboration with the legal department in Israel.
  • Liaises with the Head of Compliance with respect to company policies to ensure they are reviewed periodically.
  • Ensures that all internal regulations are created, updated and classified in compliance with internal rules and approved at the appropriate level.
  • Supporting the SVP Commercial Risk and Underwriting with the implementation of new processes/policies for strategic projects and maintenance of Risk Policies.
  • Liaising with the Scheme Relationship Manager on new Scheme Bulletins and understanding how these will impact our client base.
  • Coordinating and responsible for responses to Card Scheme Investigations.
  • Researching new business models and how the bank can support these in a safe and compliant manner.
  • Assisting the Acquiring Risk Department and other internal / external stakeholders with client onboarding procedures and other tasks from a compliance and regulatory perspective.
  • A Law Degree from an accredited institution required; honors, high academic standing preferred
  • Proven industry experience in the Banking or Financial Services sector
  • 2-3 years in a similar role; international experience a strong plus
  • Strong knowledge of company law and regulations that relate to company secretarial and corporate governance matters
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to provide useful and efficient counsel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Meticulous, attentive to details, organized, and committed to delivering high-quality work.
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, quoting the above job reference.
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    14 March 2023
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