Senior Legal Counsel

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Legal
Location:
Malta, UK
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Posted:
07-Dec-22
Job Ref:
19060

Betting Jobs are working with an established sportsbook and casino operator that are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to provide support to the Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Affairs department. This role can be based in their Malta or London offices.


Responsibilities:

• Reviewing and advising on a wide range of complex commercial contracts, terms and conditions and other legal documentation.

• Providing effective legal advice and support at all levels across the business.

• Providing authoritative and practical interpretation on all legal issues effecting the company.

• Assisting in internal and external audits.

• Provide leadership in obtaining new gaming licences applications including but not limited to assisting and determining the relevant licences and the supporting

documentation required.

• Liaising with external advisors.

• Handling and keeping track of litigation, contracts, intellectual property rights and other administrative procedures.

• Performing legal research: market report, legislation update etc.

• Provide support to put in place a contract management system.

• Provide support to put in place or update internal procedures, processes, and policies.

• Support regulatory affairs in evaluating market entry and exits.

• Develop the skillsets of the legal wider legal team.

• Perform and support other duties as assigned

Skills & Experience:

• Holder of a degree of law ideally in the area of business.

• To have qualified as a lawyer in a relevant jurisdiction for the company’s business.

• Confident in working with others but also independently and uphold a high standard of work ethic, always ensuring to complete all assigned tasks accurately.

• Must be a responsible and trustworthy person who can use own initiative to meet

agreed deadlines.

• Fluent English speaker and writer. Additional language skills would be an advantage.

• Proven ability to explain complex legal issues to non-lawyers.

• Commercial and pragmatic approach.

• Ability to balance the commercial demands of the business against any legal and regulatory risks

• 5 to 10 years’ experience gained in the private practice sector and/or in-house.

• Gaming experience is a plus.


Note that the successful candidate may be required by applicable law/or regulation to personally file for gaming licensure in any jurisdiction in which the company pursues and Sports Betting and/ or iGaming license, and therefore must meet certain requirements.

Contact Details:
Tel: +447801586642
Contact: Liam Deehan
Email:

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