Head of Legal and Compliance

Location Malta
Job Type Permanent
Salary Attractive
Reference 33046

An exciting i-Gaming business that has grown immensely in recent years is looking to hire a Head of Legal and Compliance. 

Reporting the CEO, and based in Malta, you will be responsible for;

  • Doing the necessary due diligence and reporting requirements to local regulatory authorities.
  • Offering proactive advice to the board of directors in regard to emerging issues, group structure and new legislation that may impact on the organisation;
  • Overseeing the services provided by the legal team whilst providing mentorship and support
  • Advising on contract status and business terms of various agreements
  • Anticipating, advising and planning for all legal risks, and develop strategies to mitigate those risks for the Group;
  • Researching unique legal issues impacting the organisation by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, laws and codes and develop solutions to complex legal questions
  • Keeping abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company
  • Performing pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Working with relevant stakeholders across the business to ensure that the necessary due diligence and reporting requirements to local regulatory authorities are adhered to and met.
  • Advising the leadership team on legal matters critical to the growth of the business
  • Arranging and supervising outside attorneys who provide legal advice or representation in areas of special expertise or in litigation
  • Monitoring regulatory and business landscape to provide strategic legal advice to guide the organisation on key policy, strategy, corporate risk and major projects.
  • Preparing legal documentation, contracts and agreements (and precedents) as required.
  • Owning the overall budget requirements for legal, regulatory and compliance areas of the business.
  • Translating strategic decisions and regulatory obligations into projects, actions and operational processes across the business and advise on their implementation.
  • Establishing control systems and workflows for stakeholders throughout the business to comply with compliance requirements.
  • Overseeing and managing reports submitted to the regulatory authorities.
  • Managing and monitoring the application process of new Gaming Licences or surrender of Gaming Licences.

Do you have what it takes? This is what we’re looking for:

  • Experience within a similar role within the igaming industry
  • A degree in Law with specific knowledge of company structures and regulatory laws and compliance
  • Knowledge and experience working with different markets
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Challenger mindset
  • Someone creative and solution driven

This is a fabulous opportunity within a work-hard/play-hard environment.
A competitive salary is on offer.

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