Senior Legal Advisor - Kempton Park Verfied

R 60 000 – 75 000 per month Kempton Park, Gauteng Kempton Park, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 12-11-2021 11:43:48 AM
Senior Legal Advisor (JB1308)
Kempton Park
R60 000 – R75 000 CTC per Month

International freight forwarding and logistics company seeks the expertise of a seasoned Corporate Legal Advisor.
Reporting to the Legal Manager, you will be responsible for various sites and operations throughout South Africa.

Requirements:
Completed LLB or similar degree
Admitted attorney
3+ years’ experience as a Legal Advisor within the Corporate sector
Knowledge and experience of compliance and POPIA
Having dealt with legal matters into Sub-Saharan Africa will be an advantage
Previous experience having worked within a Logistics entity will be an advantage

Responsibilities:
Draft; negotiate and review contracts and tenders
Highlight all important risks to Country Managers (and any other relevant parties) to make an informed decision concerning contractual risks, key provisions and contract durations through proper documented sign-off by relevant parties
Ensure safe keeping of all legal documents and maintain an accurate and comprehensive register thereof
Assist Board of Directors with company secretarial functions
Ensure all litigation matters are properly and timely reported, managed and closed out
Support the various business units with claims for cargo damage or loss
Provide sound legal advice to various business units
Ensure that the company is in full adherence/ compliance to all relevant local laws & regulations