Sparkasse Bank Malta plc is a licensed Institution and a leading Bank in Investment Services, Private and Corporate Banking, as well as in Custody/Depository services.

As a result of its continuous growth, the Bank is seeking to recruit a competent and proactive individual to join its Legal Team. The current opportunity if for a Senior Legal Officer to provide assistance and advice on legal and regulatory matters within the Bank.

The main day-to-day tasks within the Legal Department are as indicated below.

Main Duties:
  • Assist the Company Secretary / Head of Legal Department in company secretarial tasks;
  • Legal administrative support;
  • Draft and review agreements governing banking, payments and depositary services for clients;
  • Draft and review agreements with service providers;
  • Undertake legal research when required;
  • Advise Management and other staff on legal and regulatory matters regarding financial services and related areas such as:
    • CRD / CRR
    • MiFID
    • PSD
    • Depositary requirements under AIFMD /UCITS;
    • GDPR
  • Assist with the preparation and review of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Make suggestions for amendments to the Bank’s policies and procedures;
  • Liaison with external legal counsel;
  • Keep abreast of Maltese and EU laws;
  • Other duties which fall under the employee’s expertise
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Qualified lawyer with minimum 5 years of work experience;
  • Professional experience in the financial sector is considered an asset;
  • General Knowledge of Maltese civil, commercial and corporate law;
  • Practical experience in providing legal advice;
  • Experience in drafting and vetting of agreements;
  • Basic knowledge of financial services legislation on in Malta/EU;
  • Able to carry out research independently;
  • Detailed oriented and analytical mind-set;
  • Pro-active and solution oriented;
  • Excellent command of English, both oral and written.

Extensive training will be provided.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
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