Career Opportunity

Senior Associate within the Enforcement Section

Jobsplus Permit No. 90/2021

The Role

The FIAU is seeking to recruit a Senior Associate to join the Enforcement Section who shall be responsible for assisting, following up and taking any necessary actions in relation to judicial actions to which the Unit may be a party and related to its enforcement process.

Duties and Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Lead under the direction of the Enforcement Head and/or Enforcement Manager the initiation and/or conduct of any court-related procedures which may become necessary or are otherwise required within the context of the enforcement process of the FIAU;
  • Liaising with the FIAU’s external lawyers in relation to any such court-related procedures;
  • Lead under the direction of the Enforcement Head and/or Enforcement Manager the drafting, preparation and filing of any judicial acts and related documents as may become necessary within the context of any such court related proceedings;
  • Liaising with other units and sections within the FIAU and its Agents to collect data, documentation and information necessary for the purposes of court related proceedings;
  • Attending on behalf of and representing the FIAU in any court sittings;
  • Assist any FIAU officer, employee or agent who may have to attend for whatever purpose any court sittings;
  • Assist the Head, Senior Manager and/or Manager in any ad-hoc projects/assignments which may arise during the year;
  • Attend internal management meetings, external meetings and participate in interviews as required;
  • Suggest any training programmes relevant to the Enforcement Section;
  • Report to the Director, Deputy Director, Head, Senior Manager and Manager;
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the Director, Deputy Director, Head, Senior Manager and Manager.


  • LL.D. or M.Adv. Degree or an equivalent academic qualification in law at NQF7 or better;
  • Warrant or registration to practice as an advocate in Malta;
  • Applicants should have practiced in court for a minimum of one year;
  • Good understanding of the laws that govern the prevention of money laundering and funding of terrorism in Malta and the international standards and EU legislation in the area;
  • Sound knowledge of the relevant EU Directives and related local legislation that govern the financial, gaming and other regulated sectors;
  • Familiarity with the operations of the above mentioned sectors;
  • Experience in applying anti-money laundering and counter-funding of terrorism legislation would be considered as an asset;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in both Maltese and English;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and office automation tools.

We Offer

  • A dynamic working environment
  • Excellent career prospects
  • An attractive remuneration package, excluding other staff benefits
  • Health and Life Insurance
  • Flexi Time
  • Team building events
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