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Legal Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • €23000 - €33000
  • Legal
  • Apply By: September 27, 2022

JOB ID: 36974

Required Skills
Advisory Analytical Bachelors Degree in Law Compliance Law Maltese Reporting Written and Oral English Communication
Job Description

Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a Government Authority

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Carries out any litigation in relevant adjudicative fora;
  • Research functions in support of the Authority’s programmes, policies and initiatives in a pro-active and timely manner;
  • Draws up analytical reports in relation to identified policy areas and assesses the implications of local and international developments on the Authority’s policies and strategy;
  • Prepares or edits from a legal perspective, consultation documents for feedback by stakeholders, and final decisions as required;
  • Assists Government with legal drafting and advises Government on such matters as necessary;
  • Provides legal input with regard to collection of dues, failure to provide regulatory information by operators;
  • Defends the Authority's position in litigation matters in any adjudicative fora as required;
  • Briefs and updates any outsourced legal or other resources engaged by the Autority as necessary, with a view to maximising their engagement;
  • Provides legal advice on decisions, strategy, consultative papers, position papers and any other matter requiring legal vetting or interpretation;
  • Assesses the impact of local and international trends and developments on the legal and regulatory framework of the Authority and recommend any required changes;
  • Carries out research with respect to policy areas assigned;
  • Prepares impact assessment reports;
  • Conducts research on local and international developments in the respective policy fields of the Authority;
  • Contributes to the review and possible refinement of internal procedures and processes;
  • Drafts or assists in the drafting/vetting of consultation papers and deals with the related processes leading up to the decision phase;
  • Drafts or assists in drafting of legislation;
  • Drafts or assists in drafting of legal documents including court submissions.

Experience

  • Is in possession of a warrant to practise as an advocate in Malta;
  • Proven ability to carry out analytical and research work and to evaluate, assimilate and report on findings;
  • Proficiency in the use of office automation tools;
  • Experience in legal drafting, court proceedings and a proven track record in litigation will be considered an asset.

Personal Skills

  • Solid analytical and report writing skills;
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English and Maltese;
  • Proficiency in the use of office automation tools;
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.