Legal Counsel

Testaferrata street, Ta’ Xbiex, Malta
Hours per week
40 hours
Education level
Master, Bachelor
Novum Bank Ltd is looking for an energetic individual to work with the Bank’s Chief Officer – Risk and Compliance as Legal Counsel.

What will you do

  • Advising the bank on a range of legal issues, including on contract law, regulatory matters, data privacy and other day-to-day issues; 
  • Reviewing of agreements and legal notices; 
  • Identifying legal risks; 
  • Liaising with external legal counsel across a number of EU jurisdictions; 
  • Attending to Data Privacy related requests from the Bank’s customers;
  • Assisting local authorities with investigations, preparing information reports etc.;
  • Assisting in the customer due diligence processes and ongoing monitoring of business relationships; 
  • Assisting in the formulation and maintenance of bank policies and procedures.
  • Required skills

  • LLM from a reputable European university, knowledge of Maltese law is essential; 
  • Working knowledge of contract law, data privacy, and banking legislation; 
  • Minimum of one year experience in a financial services environment, in-house experience is considered an asset;
  • Strong organizational abilities; 
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision; 
  • Ability to provide quick, practical and concise advice in line with the bank’s business objectives; 
  • Ability to solve issues effectively; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Proficiency in using MS Office applications;
  • Being meticulous, attentive to detail and thorough.
  • What do we offer

    We are team workers and cross functional collaborators - we don't have boundaries when it comes to getting work done. There are lots of opportunities for you within in and outside your role. We invest in our people, not just with a great pay and benefits package and good coffee (and Friday beers), but in focusing on your growth and development - we encourage innovation and 'getting involved' - we celebrate success. We are an inclusive, multi-cultural and diverse company with many different nationalities represented.