Legal Counsel

Legal & Compliance Sliema, Malta


Position at LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group

LeoVegas is where the lions play...and work! A fun, agile and fast paced environment connecting 1000+ employees with over 60,000 worldwide employees of MGM Resorts International, as our two leading forces come together. We're culture focused, so if you're an innovator, initiator and a team player, give us a roar and join the LeoVegas pride - WINNER of the iGaming Idol 2022 - Employer of the year award! 

Let's create the world's greatest iGaming experience!

LeoVegas’ scale-up culture sets a tone of courage and capacity to act. Employees are encouraged to not only say what they think, but also to do the job that is needed - “to make it happen”. 

LeoVegas does not believe in hierarchical structures, but instead that every individual employee plays an important role in the company. We trust that you thrive in these environments.

Due to our continued growth, we're now looking for a Legal Counsel to join our high performing team. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Legal Counsel with keen business acumen to join our dynamic in-house commercial legal team. Reporting to a Senior Legal Counsel, you will be part of an international team of lawyers, working on projects related to our rapidly expanding business including online gaming brands and related businesses that LeoVegas Group operates in multiple jurisdictions as part of MGM Resorts International.

As our Legal Counsel, you will...

  • Draft, review and offer guidance on a variety of contracts including marketing and sponsorship agreements (previous examples include football and celebrity sponsorships), non-disclosure, affiliate and consultancy agreements, and any other legal documentation as required;
  • Negotiate legal terms directly with suppliers;
  • Collaborate with professionals across various departments, building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Provide general legal advice and support on a range of issues;
  • Extend support to the HR team on human resource related matters;
  • Develop internal policies and procedures;
  • Raise the business awareness around key commercial legal risks and mitigations;
  • Support innovation and use of technology to simplify and improve the delivery of legal services;
  • Monitor, research and advise with relevant legal developments, industry regulations, and best practices in various jurisdictions to ensure the company’s legal strategies remain current and effective;
  • Assist in the resolution of disputes, including contract disputes and potential litigation, collaborating with external legal counsel if required;
  • Ensure appropriate processes and procedures are in place in respect of assigned areas of responsibility;
  • Deal with any post-contractual legal issues that may arise; and
  • Ensure timely progression of ongoing commercial contracts and legal requests.

Your areas of knowledge and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor NQ-4 years PQE with experience either in-house or within a private practice law firm.
  • Demonstrable experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing various types of agreements.
  • A proactive, self-starter able to work independently but also thrive on working as part of a wider team, in a dynamic and fast-moving environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong communication skills and sound judgement.
  • Proactive approach in identifying legal risks and proposing practical preventive strategies.
  • Team player with the ability to work and build strong relationships with colleagues in a multicultural and multinational environment.
  • Ability to think "outside the box" to come up with practical commercial solutions to problems.
  • Self-driven and able to take ownership of all tasks and projects and drive them through to completion, while managing competing priorities.
  • Uphold a high standard of work ethic, always ensuring to complete assigned tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Experience in the gaming, marketing or technology sectors would be an asset but not required.Willingness to learn and curiosity about new areas are sufficient.

Our Culture

**As our company working language is English so we'd like to see your CV in English please**

At LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group we firmly believe that our diversity is what makes us unique and that everyone and anyone is welcome to enjoy the ride - regardless of age, gender, disability, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, language, martial or civil partnership status, political beliefs and sexual  orientation. 

We are highly committed to uphold a high level of diversity and inclusion throughout our entire group. Being a global company with a widely diverse customer base makes it essential for our workforce to be a reflection of this. 

By doing so, we believe we will achieve the best possible customer experience and create better value to our shareholders by doing so. 

Hybrid Working

At LeoVegas we have introduced a hybrid working environment that enables our employees to come together and collaborate in person, whilst offering ongoing flexibility to work from home. We all work from the office two days per week, and three days at home. 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on your experience.
  • Well-being allowance to support your active lifestyle.
  • Work from anywhere in the world for up to 4 weeks per year
  • Private health insurance to keep our Team Leo healthy and happy.
  • Personal development plan to help you reach your goals and ambitions.
  • Employee assistance program to help and guide you in challenging moments.
  • Roaring discounts all over Malta island for you to explore.
  • Team activities and events to have some well deserved break and a bit of fun!
  • If you are not based in Malta we will also provide you with a relocation package, which includes 3-week accommodation and flight!