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Legal Counsel/Legal Advisor (FRENCH LAW/ADMITTED ATTORNEY/FRENCH SPEAKING) DURBAN

Durban, KwaZulu Natal

 
Reference Number: VAN03
 
Job Description:
Our client is a fastener distributor specializing in only the highest quality fasteners imported to strict international standards. Set screws, bolts nuts, threaded rod, cap screws, countersunk screws and button. This position requires a motived legal counsel with a strong background in legality of commercial transactions. Extensive knowledge in French law and an understanding of the litigation process. Must be fluent in English and French speaking and the ability to draft documents in French.   
 
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the legality of commercial transactions
  • Advising the company on its legal rights and duties to abide by the laws of the geographies in which it operates
  • Protect he company against any legal risks
  • Ensure that the legal department processes are followed including the process for review of agreements
  • Timely coordination and responses in M&A Transactions
  • Developing and following best practices in the legal department
  • Timely drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements
  • Memorandum of understanding for various purposes, loan agreements, power of attorneys and confidentiality agreements.
  • Assisting the legal head in some key international disputes
  • Work with international law firms
  • Work with a reputable national and international law firm
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • B Com Law/ LLB (French Law Degree)
  • Admitted Attorney
  • 5-10 years of experience
  • Understanding of litigation processes
  • Company secretarial experience
  • Experience of drafting and negotiating commercial documents
  • Must come from an agricultural organisation 
  • Fluent English and French speaking and the ability to draft documents in French
  • Must be South African
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent
  • Income replacement policy
  • Life insurance
  • Server illness
  • Funeral policy
  • Education funding
 
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Vanessa Ngwenya at vngwenya@caglobalint.com 
 
Please visit www.banking-recruitment-jobs.com for more exciting opportunities.
 
Vanessa Ngwenya
Junior Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance (PTY) Ltd
 
CA Global Finance will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
 
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