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Legal Advisor
On Line Personnel Port Elizabeth, South Africa 62 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Consultant: Vanessa Paterson
Job Category: General
Sub Category:
Posted: 2022-05-04
Ref: 4018
Salary & Benefits: R30 000 per month commensurate with experience and qualification
Minimum Education: College / University
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 3 Year
Job Status
Job Status: Sourcing
Start Publishing: 2022-05-04
Stop Publishing: 2022-07-25

Job Position: Legal Advisor

Ref: 4018

Location: Port Elizabeth (Markman)

Salary: R30 000 per month commensurate with experience and qualification

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Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years legal experience
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge and experience with Lexis WinDeed and Lexis Nexis
  • Energetic, independent, self-motivated and a hands-on person
  • Good team player with a positive mindset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask
  • Time and priority management skills

Key performance Areas:

  • Drafting and negotiate contracts:
  • From consultant contracts to collaboration agreements
  • Must be familiar with drawing up and arranging terms of various  types of contracts
  • Reviewing existing contracts and creating new documents
  • Ensure compliance with corporate laws::
  • Well-versed in corporate law and review all company practices and processes to ensure that the company is working within all legal limits
  • Understand all legal regulations pertaining to the  specific business
  • Budget and financial management:
  • Verify invoices submitted by attorneys, counsel and other external service providers and ensure that legal fees do not exceed agreed parameters
  • Load and track legal expenses electronically
  • Professional service delivery:
  • Negotiate, draft, review and vet contracts to meet requirements and ensure that these are aligned with corporate governance precepts - disclosure, transparency, risk management
  • Provide strategic legal advice, negotiate legal agreements and draft the relevant legal documents for corporate finance transactions
  • Oversee and manage corporate finance legal transactions
  • Oversee, manage, control and perform the legal due diligence process for corporate finance transactions
  • Assist with the implementation of corporate finance transactions
  • Identify the impact of changes in legislation, regulations and codes of practice on internal legal processes and policies
  • Proactively review applicable legislation and case law and remain up to date with legal trends
  • Analyze company policies and, where applicable, provide solutions that will ensure compliance with legislation and business imperatives
  • Monitoring the implementation of the legal clause
  • Stakeholder relationship building, networking and management
  • Interact with Group business units, other Group functions and external stakeholders on legal matters and disputes Manage attorneys and counsel in outsourced legal matters
  • Interact with customers and suppliers and their Legal Advisors and Attorney
  • Reporting:
  • Monthly reporting to the Managing Director and quarterly reporting to the senior management team
  • Ad-hoc requests:
  • Performing ad-hoc requests to assist the company to mitigate risk

Any other duties/tasks relevant to the position as delegated by the Managing Director

Prefered Skills

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