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Legal Counsel

  • company Debono Group Holdings Ltd
  • job type Full Time

About Us

Debono Group is a long-established multifaceted group of companies whose primary aim is to achieve business growth through innovation. The company is well renowned in the market for Michael Debono Limited, an importer of Toyota in Malta. The business is however much more than just a Toyota Dealership. The company has grown and evolved – seeing three generations of the Debono family lead the business forward. Over the years the company ventured into various areas including the selling and servicing of commercial vehicles and motorcycles. It also invested in an engineering company that is focused on delivering Storage & Racking Solutions and in a technology company that delivers Customer Experience Solutions. Adding to this, the company built up a strong and diverse property portfolio.

The Position

  • Review, draft and advise on commercial and other contracts and agreements and assist with contractual negotiations;
  • Ensure that contractual obligations are implemented and observed;
  • Advise and support the Group on legal aspects in a wide variety of fields, such as consumer affairs, employment, data protection, governance, regulation, intellectual property and technology;
  • Identify legal issues, analyse legal risks and assist in the design and implementation of solutions;
  • Engage and liaise with external advisors, regulatory bodies and other third parties where necessary;
  • Keep abreast with legal and regulatory developments and update the Group accordingly;
  • Contribute to continued quality enhancement within the Group through knowledge sharing, guidance, advice and training of colleagues;
  • Carry out other responsibilities as may be required under the direction of the Head of Compliance and Risk Management;
  • The successful candidate will also be offered the opportunity to take part in legal litigation or proceedings, and to assist with internal governance procedures and meetings.


The Requirements

  • Doctorate of Laws or a comparable legal degree and have the Warrant to practice law in Malta
  • At least 2-3 years of cumulative legal practice full-time experience in a law firm, as in-house counsel or as a commercial lawyer
  • Practical experience in corporate and commercial law, employment and or data protection laws considered an asset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Maltese
  • Ability to communicate effectively internally and externally at all levels
  • Ability to work both independently and with different teams
  • Analytical, detail-oriented and structured in approach
  • Practical and commercially savvy
  • Able to perform under pressure and to work in a complex and changing business environment.


What we Offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Continuous development and mentoring
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Health insurance
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Weekly breakfast
  • Monthly treats
  • Employee discounts
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: 7161/24
  • Published on: January 19, 2024
  • Primary Job Focus: Administrative
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Experience: Graduate
  • Status: Vacancy Opened
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2024

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