In-House Junior Lawyer

Factum Advisory Ltd

Purpose of Job

As an In-House Junior Lawyer, the objective is to ensure legal conformity at all times within the Group’s operations and long-term business goals, primarily offering counsel on legal issues whilst facilitating business strategy development. The successful candidate will be responsible to assist our in-house lawyer in ensuring legal compliance and limiting risk exposure, whilst also having the opportunity to grow within the legal field.

Core Tasks

  • Assist the in-house lawyer in day to day issues and duties;
  • Correspond with foreign third party lawyers;
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice;
  • Assist in the drafting of contracts and agreements with the primary purpose of safeguarding the business objectives within the legal framework;
  • Assist with developing and revising policies, procedures and practices to ensure full legal compliance;
  • Identify proactive solutions to prevent and mitigate risks;
  • Analyse and identify legal risks and implications;
  • Keep abreast with legislative amendments and inform management with changes which may have implications to the Group;
  • Other ad-hoc duties which cover corporate and legal advisory work.

Education & Effectiveness

  • A Law degree enabling the candidate to sit for the Advocate’s warrant exam;

Employee Attributes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken Maltese and English. Knowledge of Italian considered an asset;
  • Conversant with Microsoft office applications;
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigation, labour law, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of legal obligations within the various sectors that affect the business operations;
  • Able to meet tight deadlines under minimal supervision;
  • A self-driven, highly motivated, assertive person;
  • Able to develop legal strategy and objectives;
  • Able to find practical legal solutions to business challenges;
  • Able to anticipate legal issues or risks;
  • Strong problem-solving, presentation and organisational skills;
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity;
  • Excellent judgment and analytical skills.