Wealthnet Finance PLC is registered by the Reserve Bank of Malawi as a Deposit Taking Microfinance Institution. The institution is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill various positions that have fallen  vacant at its Head Office in Lilongwe.



Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Legal Services Manager will provide an in-house service that effectively supports business areas in their duty to comply with relevant laws of regulation, corporate governance and internal procedures.


  • Advising on general law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the Company, including but not limited to corporate, safety, security issues and sustainability.
  • Anticipating and managing the (legal) risks connected with or resulting from the business strategy and operations.
  • Securing compliance of business operations with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant laws of regulation, corporate governance and internal procedures.
  • Managing litigations as an in-house legal counsel as well as liaising with external legal counsel on handling various matters.
  • Developing and maintaining a compliance data base, dashboard and checklist.
  • Participating in contract negotiations on behalf of the organisation
  • Drafting contracts between the organisation and other parties
  • Vetting legal documents and agreements entered into between the organisation and other parties
  • Keeping track of all the agreements entered into by the organisation so that they are up to date.
  • Representing the organisation in all judicial and quasi- judicial functions
  • Make follow up on outsourced cases to advocate and keep track of the court proceedings
  • Preparing legal defence and documentation in respect of court cases
  • Conducting necessary research and documentation in respect of court cases
  • Instituting court cases on behalf of the organisation
  • Participating in mediation and arbitration process in court and other legal tribunals
  • Provide legal support and technical advice to Wealthnet in drafting, implementation, review, and amendment of policies, contracts, Memoranda of Agreements (MOUs), and other relevant instruments.
  • Managing and monitor risks to which the Legal Services Unit is exposed
  • Serve as the Company Secretary
  • Prepare legal opinion and brief for management
  • Coordinating and managing the Governance and Legal Committee
  • Support legal issues for companies under Mvuma Group
  • Perform any other duties and tasks as may be assigned or delegated.


  • Ability to work as part of the team;
  • Strong management and critical thinking skills;
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Proven practical experience in compliance monitoring and enforcement mechanisms
  • Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures, regulations and law;


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognised and accredited institutions;
  • Membership of the Malawi Law Society (MLS).
  • Unconditional admission to the Malawi Bar
  • Possession of a valid practicing license
  • At least one year Practical legaL experience.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should send their applications, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three traceable referees not later than 19th May, 2022 to the following address:

The Human Resource and Administration Manager

Wealthnet Finance Plc

Private Bag B445

Area 6/150


VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: Please indicate your expected salary and benefits in the application letter.