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Legal Counsel

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • DOE
  • Legal
  • Apply By: May 19, 2023

JOB ID: 40180

Required Skills
Compliance Data Protection GDPR Law Risk Assessment
Job Description

Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is leading communications services company.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Draft and Review internal and external Company’s Policies to ensure compliance with legal requirements;
  • Advise on compliance and regulatory requirements affecting the business. Including Privacy, Competition law and Anti-Bribery & Corruption Policies;
  • Advise on appropriate IP protection measures and on commercial and legal, aspects of transactions;
  • Negotiate with internal and counter party legal, commercial and procurement teams;
  • Manage disputes when they arise and provide dispute resolution advise, primarily but not limited to electronic communications matter, employment matters, infringement of IP, Data Protection matters and Consumer Affairs related issues;
  • Use or create standard contract templates;
  • Research relevant legislation and monitor relevant legislation updates and legal notices;
  • Present legal issues to management together with analysis, options and recommendations;
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, EU Directives & Regulations, regulatory policies and decisions regarding electronic communications and other related areas;
  • Provide advice to all Company departments in relation to legal & regulatory affairs, review of all types of legal documents, and collate information from within the Company’s various departments in relation to legal matters;
  • Negotiate and represent the Company interests in litigation and with Government regulatory authorities and any other fora as necessary;
  • Prepare responses and position papers related to consultations, new legislation and Regulations;
  • Prepare periodic risk assessments and proactively ensure that Company is prepared for Regulatory challenges and risks;
  • Report to various Intra Company departments as required and providing regular and ongoing progress reports to senior management and EXCO as required;
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders and cooperate with external legal counsel on crucial issues of the Company;
  • Act as the point of contact for day-to-day contractual reviews, negotiations and drafting including amongst others: Non-Disclosure Agreements/Confidentiality Agreements, Software licenses, Service Agreements, Service Terms and Conditions, Data Processing Agreements, Amendments to/extension of existing agreements.

Experience

  • A Doctorate of Law or a Legal Degree with a Master’s;
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer or similar;
  • Experience in IT Law, Electronic Communications and Privacy Laws will be considered an asset;

Personal Skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken Maltese and English;
  • Proficiency in MS-Office applications.
  • Time-management, communication, writing and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work independently and cooperate with different teams;
  • Excellent analytical skills with the capacity of identifying all risks;
  • Commercial acumen.