Senior Legal Advisor - Durban Verfied

Salary Negotiable Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Durban, Kwazulu-Natal more than 14 days ago 25-07-2021 12:58:23 PM
19-09-2021 12:58:23 PM
Senior Legal Advisor ( JB947)
Durban
Market Related

Job description:
Responsible for ensuring and maintaining legal regulatory requirements of the company in respect of all commercial matters, corporate law, company’s act and fulfilment of the company’s regulatory requirements. Also responsible for drafting and vetting of contracts from inception, providing well-reasoned, responsible and sustainable researched and well thought processing.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Responsible for assisting the Board and its Committees to facilitate business and ensuring corporate compliance in terms of the Companies Act and relevant legislative requirements.
Train and support the Directors, Executive Committee Members and other relevant stakeholders by providing advice and support to key stakeholders with regards to the relevant statutory governance

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
Legal
Compliance and Risk
Administration

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
Relevant qualification and LLB (A Business qualification will be advantageous)
Minimum 12 - 15 years’ of post admission as a currently admitted attorney
Excellent knowledge of all relevant Acts and legislation
Must be an admitted Attorney or Advocate of the High Court in South Africa
Broad level of legal experience particularly in South African company law with a corporate commercial environment, is a requirement

COMPETENCIES OF THE JOB:

Planning and organizing competencies
Good attention to detail.
Good communication skills especially verbal and written English.
Certify in the integrated report whether the organisation has filed required returns and notice in terms of the Company Act, and whether all such returns and notices appear to be true, correct and up to date
Ability to function in a highly pressurized environment
Proactively build and develop internal and external networks
Portrays professional image of self and role.
Strong commercial contract drafting skills