Job Title

Lawyer – Real Estate and Construction (Maltese Speaking)

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  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Location: Valletta, Malta
  • Job ID: 08014
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Job Description


Company Introduction

Our client is a leading law firm.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in the negotiation and drafting of real estate and construction contracts;
  • Provide legal advisory services to the clients of the firm on aspects of real estate, construction and civil law;;
  • Provide legal services in connection with high profile transactions for developers, principals, contractors, major subcontractors and leading consultants and advisors both locally and internationally;
  • Work closely with a variety of other technical advisers on major projects in order understand and address both legal and practical issues that arise in projects;
  • Able to draft, review and advise on promise of sale agreements; contract of sale, lease agreements and other related property issues;
  • Work with team members and manage client relationships, under the supervision of the partners of the firm responsible for the Real Estate and Construction practice areas;
  • Assist with drafting and negotiation of contracts;
  • Participate and assist in complex disputes relating to real estate transactions and construction disputes.
  • Liaise with professional advisors and regulatory bodies;
  • Conduct legal research on various points of law and providing consolidated legal opinions on queries;
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


  • Hold a Law degree from the University of Malta (Doctor of Laws or Master of Advocacy), with a warrant to practice under Maltese law;
  • Candidates with a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role will be given preference;
  • Have detailed understanding of Maltese Civil Law and Commercial Law;
  • Knowledge and detailed understanding of the FIDIC Books is an asset;
  • Previous experience in arbitration or before the Maltese Courts will be considered a bonus;
  • Detailed knowledge of Maltese planning law is considered a bonus;
  • Fluency in Maltese and English, both verbal and written;
  • Be IT literate, with experience and good working knowledge of MS Office and other major software applications.

Personal Skills

  • Be deadline driven, with a proactive approach;
  • Be self-motivated and able to deliver tasks with high attention to detail;
  • Willing to follow training and focus on continuing professional development;
  • Have strong interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to perform under pressure;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

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