MLRO / Head of Legal Affairs - German Speaking

Job Description

MLRO / Head of Legal Affairs - German Speaking

About the job:

We are a team - trust is the basis for our cooperation and encourages us to go further and further. We love what we do. We learn every day with the aim of getting better and better. We believe in progress and that is why we invest a lot in our personal and professional development. And that is exactly what we are looking for in our employees. Would you like to be part of our team?


Fast-growing dynamic iGaming company looking for a German-speaking Head of Legal Affairs / MLRO. The successful individual will be based in or willing to live in Malta part time and be able to travel to Germany when required. They would need a background in financial services, law or a related field with specific and extensive experience of AML. It is strongly preferred that the candidate will have worked in the iGaming industry as they would need to oversee our AML/CFT obligations in Malta, where the operator is already licensed. However, firm understanding of German AML law is of higher priority.


Necessary requirements:

  • Knowledgeable of AML/CFT regulations and practices

  • Willing to be based in Malta part of the time


Desirable experience:

  • Knowledge of working with the FIAU, MGA and BaFin

  • iGaming experience

  • Legal background

  • Understanding of different cultures and markets

  • Ability to work in a diverse team spread across different countries



  • Take ultimate responsibility for AML/CFT for the operator

  • Be our Head of Legal so take the lead on contract drafting and negotiation

  • Make sure operator is compliant with all AML requirements of the regulators of both iGaming and AML in Germany and Malta, by working closely with the Head of Compliance

  • Review, update and improve existing policies

  • Assess and report Suspicious Activity Reports

  • Ensure all findings are acted upon

  • Liaise with staff and make yourself available to them concerning any AML issues

  • Work closely across the company with those involved in KYC, Fraud and Risk, etc

  • Liaise with and help manage the deputy MLRO

  • Report to senior management and understand the commercial imperatives of the business

  • Identify training needs in AML and CFT across the company and design, provide and organise training 

  • Keep abreast of new and evolving AML/CFT requirements

  • Build good relationships of trust and understanding with regulators




For negotiation

OGaming Office

Malta (Headquarters)

Elite Business Centre, Trejqa ta’ Boxbox
Msida, MSD 1840, Malta

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