Title: Legal Officer

Location: St. Luke’s Garrison Chapel, Sliema, Malta

The Role:

Malta is the engine room of our operations. The successful candidate for our Legal Officer will handle all of our contracts, mandates and regulatory filings. Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Documentation – ensuring that all our work streams are properly documented, relevant timelines are observed and contractual obligations are in compliance
  • Compliance – ensure that our compliance policies are kept up-to-date and in compliance
  • Legal Due Diligence – research into our customers, contracts and related confidential analyses. Writing fact-based analyses of legal risks, advantages and disadvantages
  • Regulatory and Tax Filing – filing documents, applications and similar forms with applicable regulatory and tax authorities bodies
  • Attorney Management – managing the activities of our external attorneys and other advisors.  Ensuring their billing is correct and processing approvals for payment
  • Contract, Mandate and Work Order Management – assist in keeping our master agreements up to date, assist in writing and managing relevant agreements,  including mandates, non-disclosure agreements and work orders

This is an important role for a self-starter who has proven paralegal skills or has been a practicing attorney. The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dirk Schmalenbach.


  • University degree, preferably in pre-law, jurisprudence or business law
  • Knowledge of MS-Word and MS-PowerPoint
  • Proven experience in a paralegal or related role with a minimum of two years with an attorney firm or corporate legal department
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • The preferred candidate will have fluency in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, French and German


Interested? Send a resume to HR@knighthoodcapital.com along with a cover email telling us why you are the best candidate