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Company overview

At Kanon Gaming, we develop our whole product inhouse – that means that under one roof, we have developers, designers, marketeers and support team members. Decisions are taken as a team and brainstorming sessions allow everyone’s voice to be heard.

We have been around for over a decade during which we have evolved with the ever-changing gaming sector expanding our product-offering and markets from Sportsbook in Malta to Casino in Sweden and Denmark. We take pride in our licensed activities and have our eyes set on expanding to even more markets globally.

We strive to give our customers their best gambling experience – the only way to ensure that our products remain the best is by bringing in top talent into our fantastic team. It is pivotal for us to maintain a healthy work-life balance and show our team appreciation by supporting every individual’s career development and personal growth path.

Job overview

We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Junior Legal Counsel to join our team. The Junior Legal Counsel will work closely with senior management to provide legal guidance and support on a wide range of matters. This position offers an excellent opportunity for growth and development to the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts, agreements, and other legal documents.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of compliance programs and policies to ensure adherence to applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Conduct regular compliance assessments and audits to identify areas of potential risk or non-compliance and recommend corrective actions as necessary.
  • Provide legal guidance and support to internal stakeholders on compliance-related matters, including anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, data protection, and trade regulations.
  • Monitor changes in laws, regulations, and industry standards relevant to the company’s operations and proactively update compliance policies and procedures as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of regulatory filings, disclosures, and reports to relevant government agencies or regulatory bodies.
  • Conduct compliance training and awareness programs for employees to promote a culture of ethics, integrity, and compliance within the organisation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including legal, finance, human resources, and operations, to integrate compliance considerations into business processes and decision-making.
  • Assist with internal and external compliance audits, inquiries, and investigations, and provide support in responding to regulatory inquiries or enforcement actions.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on various legal issues, including contract law, intellectual property, employment law, and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide legal advice and counsel to internal stakeholders on corporate governance, compliance matters, and risk management.
  • Support in-house litigation and dispute resolution efforts by assisting with case management, document review, investigation and preparation for hearings or trials.
  • Monitor changes in laws and regulations relevant to the company’s operations and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Assist with due diligence.

This job description, duties, responsibilities, and features of the job, is not exhaustive and may be revised by management from time to time according to business and operational needs.

Desired qualifications and attributes

  • Knowledge of Maltese law is a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, or equivalent legal qualification.
  • 1-3 years of experience working in a legal role
  • Strong knowledge of compliance,business and employment law with the ability to apply legal concepts to practical situations.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills and the ability to review and interpret legal documents accurately.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving.
  • Impeccable work ethic and discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills, with a strong commitment to professional growth and continuous improvement.

Take the next step in your legal career as a Junior Legal Counsel with opportunities for learning, mentorship, and professional development with Kanon Gaming!

What we offer

  • Private health insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Competitive salary package
  • Structured career development
  • Reimbursement on selected formal training
  • Inclusive team environment
  • Regular team events and lunches
  • Kitchen stocked daily with snacks and much more
  • State of the art technology in a new and efficient office

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