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Legal Officer

A brand that specialises in ro-ro and bulk shipping, operating both locally and internationally are currently looking for a Legal Officer to join their team. Perks being offered by the company are flexi hours and a parking membership.

Job description

  • Registration of vessels and follow-up of flag related issues
  • Legal work related to seafarers’ employment conditions and labour laws, including disciplinary actions and dismissals of seafarers and social security related issues
  • Keeping track of the company’s contracts (renewals)
  • Other legal work on a case to case basis, for example implementation of requirements under the data protection regulation/act

Skills and qualifications

  • The ideal candidate must be a qualified lawyer and must be fluent in English.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, a high attention to detail and a team oriented approach are required.
  • The ideal candidate must possess at least 3 years of experience in the registration of ships under the Maltese flag and must have knowledge of the applicable laws, rules and regulations in this area.
  • Being familiar with local/EU social security and labour laws applicable to seafarers is an asset.