Legal Assistant / Corporate Counsel - Paarl Verfied

Salary Negotiable Paarl, Western Cape Paarl, Western Cape 10 days ago 11-01-2022 12:13:52 PM
Reference: CM 6335

Job Description:

Analyze property title and related property documentation to assess the legal feasibility to install telecommunication towers.
Assist with preparation of various risk assessments regarding issues with property title, mortgage bonds, servitudes, the validity of contracts and restrictive conditions, including alternatives to mitigate and control such risks.
Research and analyze all applicable law sources, statutes and legal precedent in order to analyze and/or form legal opinions and documentation.
Assist to draft, review and negotiate a wide range of legal contracts and agreements.
Assist with general asset/ real estate management matters.
Assist with registration of properties and contracts at the offices of the Deeds Registry of South Africa.
Assist to prepare and coordinate corporate and regulatory filings.
Maintain corporate records.
Preparation of legal letters, memorandums and reports.
Coordinate and implement projects to improve the internal in country legal processes of the company.
Resolve issues related to ground leases and permits, which may require in country travel.
Assist with general litigation control, including the updating of the litigation trackers with the control of deadlines
and scheduled hearings etc.
Assist the Asset Optimization department in the market (purchases, extensions, amendments and abatements).
General legal advisor responsibilities and the ability to resolve routine legal and real estate issues.
Legal due diligence with respect to Merger and Acquisition transactions and their corresponding MLAs in sale
leaseback deals.
Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Admitted Attorney, B.Comm. LLB or LLB preferably;
1 to 3 years of experience in Corporate, Commercial and/or real estate transaction environment required, including but not limited to landlord-tenant relations, development & construction and permitting regulation.
Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions preferred.
Bilingual in Afrikaans/English
Demonstrated knowledge and beginner proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite software including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.