Credorax Bank Ltd.

Senior Legal Counsel

Job Locations MT-Valletta
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(22/02/2018 15:47)
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Credorax Bank Ltd is an established partner of VISA and MasterCard which provides businesses with tailor-made solutions that allow them to process payments in their shops and on their websites. We are looking to recruit a Senior Legal Counsel to join our existing team.


  • Managing the legal relationship between Credorax and its merchants and partners and advising executive management and the organisation on contractual matters and litigation
  • Developing and maintaining templates for commercial contracts per customer and partner segments as defined by the company 
  • Advising and acting as business owner for changes to card scheme mandates and regulations changes affecting the company’s service offering 
  • Liaising with product and business owner on changes to card scheme rules and technical requirements in order to ensure corporate compliance and that business strategy is supported 
  • Developing and maintaining policies and procedures to support legal on commercial opportunities
  • Minimising legal and commercial exposure to the company through robust review of contracts as requested by the business or executive management
  • Drafting and reviewing of agreements with partners, international financial institutions and (IT) solution providers
  • Drawing up and revising of policies to ensure compliance with the card scheme rules, laws and regulations, industry mandates and best practices
  • Developing the legal team's card schemes compliance capabilities
  • Contributing to the strategic agenda of the legal team in order to support the overall group strategy and operational targets
  • Identifying and mitigating risks associated with various business practices and operations
  • Acting as a role model for other team members and peers in order to promote good behavior and commercial acumen across all teams in the company


  • A law degree from an accredited institution required; honors, high academic standing preferred
  • Proven industry experience in the cards and payments sector
  • 7+ years in a senior legal and managerial role; international management experience a strong plus
  • Experience in commercial law
  • Strong knowledge of european payment services legislation, card scheme regulations, data protection and other relevant regulation
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, global organisation maintaining close contact with CRO, CFO, VPs of sales, the risk and compliance teams
  • Fluent in English, additional knowledge in other European languages a plus
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to provide useful and efficient counsel
  • Excellent communication, negotiation skills and management skills


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