Legal Counsel

We're seeking to recruit a Legal Counsel to join our Advisory Unit.

If you're interested in joining us and satisfy the requirements outlined hereunder, then we're interested in you. 

Who we are

We're a leading financial institution, a key player in the Maltese market and part of a highly diversified multi-national group of companies. Employing a team of 220 employees, the Bank offers a full range of lending and savings solutions to both personal and business customers. We strive to offer a highly personalised service through our network of twelve retail branches spread across the Maltese Islands.

We're a team of inspired people who believe that opportunities start with a conversation.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible to:

  • assist with the development and overseeing of the Bank's processes from a legal point of view;
  • structure, draft and negotiate commercial agreements and transactions;
  • resolve issues that arise in existing commercial and banking relationships and handle disputes and inquiries;
  • draft legal letters and related documentation as and when required;
  • liaise with the Head of Legal Department, act and undertake discussions and negotiations with external regulators and advisers, including lawyers, notaries and auditors;
  • give legal advice to all bank's departments and units;
  • report in a timely and accurate manner on procedures and developments; and
  • carry out all other duties within the Legal Department, as and when requested.

Competencies and experience

The potential candidate should have a positive attitude, be well-organised, with a disposition to learn with a meticulous and team-oriented approach to work.

You must:

  • possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • have good knowledge of banking/corporate/financial services laws and regulations;
  • hold a University degree in Law, with a warrant to practice as an advocate in Malta; and
  • have a minimum of 3 years' experience preferably within the banking or financial services sector. Previous experience with regulatory or international institution will be considered to be an asset.

How to apply

If you want to be part of our team, we invite you to send us a detailed CV highlighting your achievements. Applications should reach us only by email on vacancies@bnf.bank.


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