Junior Assistant

within Legal


Junior Assistant

within Legal

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About Legal

The Legal Affairs team provides legal advice internally across the organisation on a wide range of matters including enforcement and supervisory matters, as well as matters of an operational nature. It is also involved in the coordination and oversight of the legislative process in so far as laws administered by the MFSA are concerned. Moreover, Legal Affairs attends to any litigation matters and represents the Authority in any action or legal proceedings in which the MFSA is involved or has an interest.

The Role

Through this role, the MFSA encourages law students who are still in their early years of studies at university to take their first steps on their legal journey. While being a support role, this role provides an excellent opportunity for exposure to the legal world and the world of financial services, as well as access to certain MFSA internal training programmes.

  • Providing general administrative support to the Legal Affairs team under the supervision of the team's PA, including data management and filing, creating and maintaining databases and liaising internally with other functions as required;
  • performing ad hoc research and conducting assignments as requested by the supervising lawyer(s);
  • participating in task/project teams with the supervising lawyer(s);
  • preparing and drafting correspondence, reports, notes, statistics, presentations and other documents as required;
  • performing other duties and tasks as may be assigned.

About You

To qualify for this role, you need to be currently reading for a first degree in law (Master of Advocacy level), at NQF Level 6, preferably being in your first or second year of studies.

The following skill set is also a must for this position:

  • a strong command of both Maltese and English (written and spoken);
  • motivated and with a strong desire to learn;
  • resourceful and attentive to detail;
  • ability to multi-task and work on own initiative;
  • ability to work in a team.


How to apply

or query further information

Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to [email protected]

Other Important Information

The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on www.ncfhe.gov.mt under MQRIC heading.

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage www.mfsa.mt.

Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination.

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.


Jobsplus Permit No: 216/2022