SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR R1.2 – R1.4 million (STRONG DRAFTING OF AGREEMENTS SKILLS previous experience in COMMERCIAL DEPT of firm of Attorneys ess) 3-4 yrs post articles PARKTOWN INVESTMENTS global co. – Government Job Vacancies in Parktown

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As part of the legal team who is responsible for legal function across the group’s local operations and new international expansion projects the Introduction

SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR will be responsible for contributing to the development of the legal function locally and INTERNATIONALLY.

STRONG DRAFTING OF AGREEMENTS SKILLS ESSENTIAL ( PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT OF FIRM OF ATTORNEYS ESSENTIAL – 3 -4 yrs post articles experience required.

tHE ROLE WILL PRIMARILY FOCUS ON PROVIDING LEGAL SUPPORT TO THE GROUP ON LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES EMANATING FROM LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS.  a KEY ASPECT OF THIS ROLE IS WORKING WITH OTHER BUSINESS FUNCTIONS TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE LEGAL TEAM WITHIN THE GROUP AS A WHOLE.

THE SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR required to assist in driving COMMERCIAL LEGAL WORK when dealing with partners locally and internationally, assist with legal and regulatory set up in international jurisdictions, assist with client facing legal requirements such as product terms and conditions and agreements and assist in the development and maintenance of the legal function locally and internationally

The Senior legal advisor will form part of he legal team who prides itself on quality legal work and advice enablying the business to innovate and disrupt and ensuring it remains a trusted legal advisor/key team member to the business.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure group’s legal and regulatory position is managed effecively in all aspects in which legal disputes or regulatory issues arise.

Identify/articulate risks associated with proposed transactions, projects and activities that the business intends to undertake.  Mitigate risks wherever possible Provide legal advice to all stakeholders in business.  Negotiate, draft and review commercial agreements between group entities and third parties which include services agreement, NDAs and other commercial partnership agreements.

Draft and update new and existing cusomer facing terms and conditions for group products.

Assist in drafting of policies as and when required to ensure legal/regulatory requirements are met.

Advise business on suitable legal/regulatory design/creation of new products locally and internationally.

Keep up to date with local regulsation affecting local operations and advising business of any changes required.

Commumnicate with, brief and manage external counsel where required in offshore jurisdictions.

Get up to speed with international law and regulations applicable to the group’s expansion and product set in the particular jurisdiction.

Communicate with local and international regulators.

Assist in the incorporation of new group entities in offshore jurisdictions.

Assist in obtaining the relevant licences and authorisations in offshore jurisdictions.

Ensure trust is built and at all times maintained with business from a legal perspective.

Enable business to innovate and disrupt in the market.

Assist in the registration and maintenance of the group’s intellectual property.

You have a LLB DEGREE.Desired Experience & Qualification

you are an ADMITTED ATTORNEY OF THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA.

YOU HAVE 3-4 YEARS POST ARTICLES EXPERIENCE WITH STRONG COMMERCIAL LEGAL EXPERIENCE (ESPECIALLY POSSESS STRONG SKILLS with  THE DRAFTING OF AGREEMENTS)  AS AN IN-HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL IN A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION OR AN ATTORNEY IN A LARGE REPUTABLE FIRM.  FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATORY EXPERIENCE WILL BE HIGHLY BENEFICIAL.

YOU HAVE STRONG DRAFTING  OF AGREEMENTS SKILLS AND  YOU HAVE STRONG NEGOTIATION SKILLS.

MUST HAVE EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION BOTH VERBALLY AND IN WRITING, A SELF STARTER,

ABLE TO THINK OUT OF THE BOX AND ENABLE INNOVATION.

YOU ARE A COMMITTED TEAM PLAYER BUT ABLE TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY.

you are assertuce, flexible, pro-active and a problem solver.

You take pride in the quality of work you produce

YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT LAW AND THE GROUP’s business and products.

 

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