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Lawyer – Dispute Resolution (Maltese Speaking)

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • DOE
  • Legal
  • Apply By: September 29, 2023

JOB ID: 41225

Required Skills
Analytical Attention to Detail Contract Negotiation English Law Maltese Microsoft Office Organisational and Time Management Self-motivation
Job Description

Job Description

 

Company Introduction

Our client is a leading law firm.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Take an active participation in handling complex disputes across a range of industries and disciplines including, civil and commercial law disputes as well as representing clients before the Maltese Courts or in Arbitration;
  • Assist in the negotiation and settlement of commercial and civil law disputes;
  • Provide legal advisory services to the clients of the firm on aspects of civil and commercial law;
  • Work with team members and manage client relationships, under the supervision of the partners of the firm responsible for the Dispute Resolution practice areas;
  • Assist with drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements;
  • Liaise with professional advisors and regulatory bodies;
  • Conduct legal research on various points of law and providing consolidated legal opinions on queries;
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Experience

  • Hold a Law degree from the University of Malta (Doctor of Laws or Master of Advocacy), with a warrant to practice under Maltese law;
  • Ideally have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Detailed understanding of Maltese Civil and Commercial Law;
  • Previously acted on behalf of clients before the Maltese Courts;
  • Fluency in Maltese and English, both written and verbal;
  • Be IT literate, with experience and good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other major software applications.

Personal Skills

  • Be deadline driven, with a proactive approach;
  • Be self-motivated and able to deliver tasks with high attention to detail;
  • Willing to follow training and focus on continuing professional development;
  • Have strong interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to perform under pressure;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills;
  • Have strong drafting skills;
  • Be ready to work within a team in a friendly environment and collaborate as necessary with other colleagues within the firm.