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Full Time

Birkirkara, Malta

Legal Counsel and DPO

About Fortytwo

Born in Sweden and headquartered in Malta, at Fortytwo, we are a multicultural team of

professionals, and we pride ourselves on being innovative, and robust. We are a global

communication technology solutions provider specializing in international mobile messaging

solutions and services through its proprietary infrastructure, systems, and platforms. With a global

messaging connectivity network that reaches more than five (5), billion subscribers, worldwide,

Fortytwo is a leader in this dynamic messaging interoperability industry.

The Opportunity

Our team is expanding, and we are now looking for a Legal Counsel and DPO who will provide

comprehensive and advanced in-house legal support to the CEO and the other members of the

management team and to ensure compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.

Your Responsibilities

We are exploring ways to grow our team and in taking ownership of this role, your main areas of responsibility will be to:

  • Provide accurate and timely counsel to the CEO and the management team on a variety of legal

  • Advising on a wide range of commercial matters such as intellectual property, technology,

  • Advise on complex matters of any nature with different stakeholders within the Company

  • Research, evaluate and provide counsel on different risk factors regarding business decisions

  • Provide training and educate staff members on data protection regulations and compliance.

  • Serve as the main point of contact within the Company for team members, regulators and

  • Responsible for all the data management monitoring procedures and legal compliance within

  • Identifying legal issues, analysing and proactively advising on possible solutions.

  • Draft agreements, contracts, NDAs, and other legal documents to ensure the Company’s full

  • Lead the legal strategy to support the business growth and overall company strategy, change

  • Follow up with changes in law and issue recommendations to ensure compliance.

  • Maintain legal records as required.

  • Promote a culture of data protection and compliance across all departments.

  • Perform audits, determine and advise whether the Company needs to make changes to comply

  • Research and assist with policies and procedures as required.

  • Any other ad-hoc duties that may be required from time to time to fulfil the business needs.

Your skillset
  • In possession of a law degree from an accredited institution.

  • Proven experience as a Legal counsel and extensive experience in drafting commercial contracts

  • Expertise and solid working experience in data protection and legal compliance.

  • Proactive and self-starter who can manage his/her own workload and efficiently handle

  • A strong understanding of Maltese and European laws.

  • A strong team player and leader with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and

  • An effective communicator with fluency in English.

  • Knowledge of Maltese and Italian languages will be considered an asset.

  • Ability to take ownership of projects and tasks and drive them to successful completion.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to manage sensitive and confidential information.

  • Good people skills and ability to work in a team environment.

The Benefits

We believe that our employees are our greatest asset and apart from providing a competitive salary,

we also provide our employees with the option of working flexibly and according to their lifestyles.

By joining Fortytwo, you will have the opportunity to work in an ambitious team that strives to

deliver with great team spirit and a multicultural environment. All our employees are provided with:

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Career progression

  • Training

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Discounts on other insurance policies

  • Employee wellness allowance

  • Team activities

  • Fresh fruit and snacks

  • Casual dress code

  • An opportunity to live and work on the sunny Mediterranean island of Malta

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