Career opportunities

Lawyers

If you are a lawyer with previous experience and a sound academic background looking for a new challenge in a top-tier law firm, we may have the right opportunity for you.

We are always looking out for talented lawyers who want to further advance their skills and knowledge to become part of a leading team and contribute to its continuous growth.

Other advisors

If you specialise in insurance, tax or financial services and you're looking for an opportunity to work within a fast-paced legal environment, you have landed on the right page.

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who want to work alongside lawyers and further develop their specialism to contribute to the firm’s overall success.

We want to hear from candidates with a positive attitude, who are able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, while demonstrating great teamwork, effective communication skills and a result-focused approach.

  • Advisory

    AML-CFT Regulatory Advisor

    We are looking to recruit an experienced person to perform the role of an AML-CFT Regulatory Advisor.

    Day to day duties include:

    • advising local and international clients on all aspects of anti money laundering and counter terrorist (AML-CFT) related matters;
    • developing a tailored risk-based AML-CFT framework for our clients;
    • providing technical assistance on the implementation of the AML-CFT framework;
    • assisting in the drafting of AML-CFT policies, procedures and processes;
    • assisting in the management and the coordination of regulatory examinations;
    • liaising with regulatory authorities;
    • organising and providing training to internal staff as well as local and international clients;
    • working together with a dedicated team of lawyers and advisors.
    The chosen candidate will also be able to attend and participate in AML-CFT related conferences and seminars.

    The candidate should have:  
    • at least 2-3 years of experience, preferably within the AML-CFT field (or alternatively in financial services);
    • a good understanding of the laws governing AML-CFT in Malta, including the FIAU Implementing Procedures;
    • experience in risk advisory and/or audit and assurance sphere;
    • strong analytical and critical thinking skills;
    • strong willingness to learn;
    • a positive attitude towards clients and colleagues;
    • the ability to work well within a team; and
    • the ability to communicate confidently and effectively.
      All applications will be treated confidentially.

    Malta

  • Administrative

    Administrative Assistant

    Key Responsibilities:

    Assisting the team with general administrative duties including, but not limited to:

    • providing first line support to lawyers
    • handling enquiries by telephone and e-mail
    • maintaining manual and electronic records
    • opening and archiving of client files
    • inputting of timesheets
    • preparing invoices and debt collection
    • carrying out AML checks on new clients
    • handling incoming and outgoing mail and couriers
    • performing general secretarial and office duties, including preparing boardrooms for meetings, greeting clients, filing, scanning and photocopying
    • running errands in and out of Valletta


    Requirements:
    • be proficient in written and spoken English
    • be able to work well in a team, as well as individually with minimum supervision
    • be proactive and take initiative, work well under pressure and demonstrate attention to detail
    • be organised, self-motivated, and possess excellent communication skills

    Malta

  • Administrative

    Corporate Administrator

    We are seeking to recruit a full-time Corporate Administrator to join our corporate governance team.

    Job Responsibilities and Duties

    • Managing a number of client portfolios, cultivating and maintaining relationships with the company’s clients, responding to their inquiries and providing assistance with their requests;
    • organising and preparing agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs)
    • attending meetings, taking minutes, drafting resolutions, and lodging required forms and annual returns with the Malta Business Registry
    • following up on actions from meetings
    • maintaining statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
    • Performing general corporate administration duties and assisting with compliance matters;
    • Drafting corporate documents for review and arranging for their execution and filing;
    • Liaising with the Malta Financial Services Authority, Malta Business Registry and other relevant authorities and stakeholders;
    Experience
    • A minimum of 2 years' of experience in a similar role in a corporate service provider environment.
    Personal Skills
    • be proficient in written and spoken English;
    • be organised and possess excellent communication skills;
    • have excellent IT proficiency;
    • have the ability to work in a team as well as on his/her own with minimum supervision.
    All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

    Malta

  • Other

    Corporate Services Officer

    We are looking for a person to join our team supporting the insurance clients of Ganado in corporate services.  The person should have a sound knowledge of corporate matters and related registry procedures and will be expected to guide the Boards of regulated entities on such matters.  The candidate should possess diplomacy, good organisational and time management skills and be proficient in secretarial, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. Responsibilities:

    • report to the chairman and often liaise with board members
    • organise and prepare agendas and papers for board meetings, committees and annual general meetings (AGMs)
    • take minutes, draft resolutions, and lodge required forms and annual returns with the Registry of Companies
    • follow up on actions from meetings
    • oversee policies, making sure they are kept up to date and referred to the appropriate committee for approval
    • maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors and secretaries
    • contribute to meeting discussions as and when required, and advise members of the legal, governance implications of proposed policies
    • monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action
    • liaise with external advisers, such as auditors
    Qualifications - Candidates should preferably hold a professional qualification or formal training in a relevant area of study and at least 3 years' experience in a similar role. All applications will be treated in strict confidence.

    Malta

  • Advisory

    Regulatory Advisor

    We are looking for a mature, experienced person to perform the role of a regulatory advisor and form part of a team of lawyers and regulatory advisors dedicated to the insurance and pensions clients of Ganado Advocates.  A suitable candidate for this role is a compliance professional who is comfortable in a fast-paced growth environment and is well-versed in regulatory guidelines and best practices for authorised entities in the insurance and/or pensions sector.  The role involves assisting and advising clients to be compliant with the applicable legislation and acting as a link between the clients and the Malta Financial Services Authority.  The selected candidate will be expected to keep up to date with changes in regulatory legislation and guidance.

    Responsibilities:

    Assisting clients in regulatory processes such as:

    • Obtaining or extending a Licence
    • Passporting by services or establishment
    • Portfolio transfers/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ Re- domiciliations
    • Supporting of or provision of Compliance Officer duties
    • Developing required governance/compliance-related documentation, including policies and procedures manuals
    • Performing of gap analyses and compliance assessments
    • Reviewing or drafting of compliance reports
    • Provision of compliance training

    Qualifications & experience:

    Candidates should preferably:
    • hold a legal or financial services qualification from a reputable professional or tertiary education institution; and
    • have at least 5 years' experience in providing advice and/or compliance support to insurance and/or pension clients; or.
    • have at least 5 years' experience in the financial services industry, preferably in a compliance-related role.

    Malta