Posted 2 years ago

The position is based at the head office and reports to the Head of Legal.
The requirements for suitable candidates are:

 

Qualifications

  • LLB or other recognised South African law degree. An LLM/Higher Diploma would be an advantage.
  • Admitted South African attorney or advocate.

 

Experience

  • 8-10 years post qualifying experience (some experience as a legal advisor in a corporate environment would be an advantage)
  • Substantial experience as a commercial attorney, consultant or similar capacity in a commercial environment.
  • Candidate must be able to review, draft and negotiate various types of contracts (including supply agreements, distribution agreements, license agreements etc)
  • Good knowledge of competition law
  • Additional experience in a relevant field of law would be advantageous
  • Good understanding of business transactions and how a business / company works
  • Familiar with latest legislation, including National Credit Act, Companies Act, Consumer Protection Act and other acts affecting the business.

 

Attributes

 

  • Self motivated, well organized and able to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines and provide relevant advice on day–to–day legal matters in a variety of fields and to a variety of clients
  • Ability to resolve problems quickly and efficiently, take decisions and take charge / manage matters.
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Remuneration

 

  • Competitive cost to company package

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