Legal Manager

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Contract types Permanent contract
Working time Full time
Language(s) spoken English (Advanced)

Our client is an International Corporate and Trust Service Provider. The Firm's recent expansion has created an opportunity for an experienced Legal Manager to join their team of professionals.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate as Legal Manager is required to work closely with the management team of a Corporate & Trust Service Provider in relation to the on-going management of client relationships and internal procedures with a focus on legal and compliance related matters

Advice and support to the Administration Manager and the team of administrators and accountants

Management of on-boarding new clients and supporting the administration and compliance team with the incorporation/formation process of companies in Malta and other jurisdictions

Liaison with clients and management of clients’ specific requests which may include, for example, establishing a new structure, entering into a sale and purchase transaction, restructuring an existing corporate structure, general problem-solving. The successful candidate would be able/expected to consult with in-house and external lawyers and accountants as required

Assisting the administration team with drafting corporate and trust resolutions of a complex nature

Researching legislation / regulations when applicable and discussing such with in-house or external counsel as required

Authority to represent the Employer when the Employer is acting as a corporate director and/or officer or trustee for client entities. The Employer operates a four-eye policy so that two senior employees of the Employer consult on all decisions taken by the Employer when acting in its capacity as a trustee, director or officer of client entities

Meet with clients by phone, skype or in person when necessary. This may involve periodic travel from time to time

Uphold and potentially draft internal policies and procedures in accordance with AML-ATF, CSP and Trust regulations including involvement with committees such as the risk management committee

Excellent command of English both written and spoken with the ability to communicate well with international clients

High standards of customer service, well organised with a natural attention to detail  Flexible attitude and able to work autonomously whilst also adhering to the company’s internal policies and procedures

Good knowledge of Malta’s (and/or other common law jurisdictions) legislation covering corporate, tax and trust. It would be an advantage if the candidate had experience or knowledge relating to Malta tax matters

Candidate must either be knowledgeable of Malta incorporation procedures or able to adapt knowledge from another jurisdiction and apply accordingly

Ability to understand accounting procedures and interpret financial statements and be comfortable assisting staff and clients in relation to audit and Inland Revenue procedures

Strong IT skills with ability to learn new systems quickly. Very competent in the use of Microsoft office products

Strong knowledge of AML-ATF legislation and compliance procedures
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