Vista Global

Legal Counsel

Requisition ID
Malta International Airport
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Work Base

Job Profile

Vista is leading the change in private aviation, providing customers with the most advanced flying services and the very best value, anytime, anywhere around the world. We are the world’s leading private aviation group that is experiencing tremendous growth following landmark acquisitions and unprecedented demand from existing and new Members. With offices in Malta,, New York, Dubai, Miami, and Hong Kong, Vista has flown to over 185 countries, covering 96% of the world, on the world’s largest wholly owned fleet of large cabin jets.


We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join our Corporate Legal team in Malta. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Europe's most valuable and fastest growing companies. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Prepare, review, and negotiate various contracts, including employment contracts, procurement & operational agreements, NDAs, and any other required contracts;
  • Draft policy documents and proposals, as well as reviewing and amending of existing policies with a view to improving their effects;
  • Provide general legal advice and support to the business in various areas, including, commercial, aviation, and employment, amongst others;
  • Conduct negotiations with third parties, such as vendors, and engage with local regulators, including for annual renewals;
  • Assist in cross-departmental projects with legal and business stakeholders, from scoping to implementation;
  • Participate in preparation for and work with the finance department and external auditors;
  • Stay informed on the industry developments across the globe, most particularly within the EU/EEA regions, that are of interest and/or likely to affect the company's operations;
  • Respond to public and private KYC and other due diligence requests;
  • Assist with management of company’s contract database;
  • Assist the Corporate legal team and the company secretary of the Maltese entities with corporate matters which include helping to oversee the corporate legal affairs for select entities in multiple jurisdictions. This will also include arranging board and shareholder meetings, preparing agenda, taking minutes, and drafting resolutions, assisting with mergers and acquisitions, liquidations and supporting major financial initiatives, including the industry's largest unsecured bond and financing of the group’s multi-billion-dollar fleet;
  • Support the wider Vista legal team, including our US-based colleagues, with projects touching on a variety of legal and business matters.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Qualified lawyer, preferably with a warrant to practice in Malta;
  • 3-5 years professional experience practising as a lawyer. Familiarity with employment law is a plus, but not a necessity;
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and precision in legal documents and advice;
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects and manage outcomes, even on short notice;
  • Experience working with US teams and US-registered entities is a strong plus;
  • Willing to take on different - including unfamiliar - projects and seek new opportunities;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts to non-legal professionals effectively;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct legal research, analyze information, and provide practical solutions;
  • High ethical standards and professional integrity in dealing with sensitive and confidential information and dependability with a strong sense of urgency.


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