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Legal Advisor (Finance experience / Contract Law / Admitted Attorney) – Johannesburg

Johannesburg, Gauteng
Reference Number: LEELAD
Job Description:
A leading financial services company is currently in search of a Legal Advisor to be responsible for legal support services and ensure the accurate management of legal documentation, risk identification and legal advisory services as required.
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory and legal requirements pertaining to documentation
  • Draft and review legal documentation in terms of contracts, agreements and policies
  • Assess implications of contracts and agreements
  • Provide contract management services
  • Assist in the effective resolution of any legal issues providing a strategic corporate approach
  • Interpret legislation and regulatory frameworks
  • Provide advisory services with regards to addressing risk factors
  • Identify risks of a legal nature and establish remediation tactics
  • Reach terms for documentation as well as draft and review documentation pertaining to various transactions.
  • Provide legal advice to various areas of the business within the group
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • LLB or similar qualification
  • Admitted Attorney (not negotiable)
  • 3 – 5 years post articles experience with solid exposure to contract drafting and negotiation
  • A financial qualification would be advantageous
  • Must be working within financial services or a recognized law firm
  • Legal understanding within financial services and specifically investment banking
  • Africa experience would be highly advantageous
  • Experience advising on transactions including corporate finance deals and mergers and acquisitions and the legal implications
Lise Kotze
Senior Recruitment Consultant
CA Finance

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Lise Kotze at lkotze@caglobalint.com 
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