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Senior Legal Associate (Maritime)

  • Full Time
  • Malta
  • DOE
  • Corporate Services, Financial Services, Legal, Yachting
  • Apply By: May 26, 2025

JOB ID: 49523

Required Skills
Advisory Attention to Detail Bachelors Degree in Law Communication Corporate Governance Corporate Services Documentation Law Negotiation Research Support Target Setting Teamwork
Job Description

Job Description


Company Introduction

Our client is a leading organisation in corporate services, trustees and fiduciaries.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist with legal assessment of commercial transactions;
  • Draft and vet commercial agreements and ancillary documentation and prepare summaries of key terms;
  • Track transaction status and contractual performance;
  • Focus on purchase and sale of vessels and aircraft and financing aspects;
  • Advise and support the Company in dealings with clients and third parties;
  • Act as the main point of contact for purchase and sale transactions;
  • Liaise with all stakeholders involved in transactions;
  • Draft and review corporate governance documents;
  • Manage formation and dissolution of legal entities;
  • Assist with corporate matters for client entities;
  • Liaise with authorities and professional services firms across jurisdictions;
  • Support clients with their requirements;
  • Manage electronic and hardcopy filing systems;
  • Conduct legal research as needed;
  • Stay updated on local and international legislation;
  • Undertake additional duties as required by the Company.


  • Be a Qualified lawyer with a warrant to practice law in Malta;
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience working in yachting and maritime law;
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience working in corporate;
  • Proven track record of exceeding targets and in developing and maintaining a professional network.

Personal Skills

  • Strong team-player with experience of working in a dynamic organisation and able to build bridges between the different stakeholders within the organisation;
  • Hands-on and with attention to detail;
  • High level of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality;
  • Strong communication, negotiation and persuasive skills;
  • Ability to think outside the box, to challenge the status quo, but to do so diplomatically and in a collaborative manner;
  • Culturally sensitive and experienced in dealing with multiple nationalities and business cultures;
  • Ability to deal with change and to take initiative.