Legal Counsel - ( Renewable Energy / Project Finance / Transactions) - South Africa

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 01-08-2017
Our clients is seeking a talented, highly motivated and driven Legal Counsel.  The Legal Counsel will report directly to the Head of Legal and will assist in the coordination of both internal and external legal services, provide input into the formulation and implementation of legal office strategy, and assist in ensuring compliance with various corporate governance requirements.

The successful Legal Counsel must have a broad knowledge of all pertinent spheres of law applicable to their operations.

Candidates possessing a strong blend of strategic, progressive and innovative mind sets will be given preference.

Reference Number: RM
Job Description:
  • The Legal Counsel role will be accountable for assisting the Group Head of Legal with ensuring the overall legal health of the Group. This will include Managing the groups’s relationship with external legal firms; development and implementation of key processes in the legal office to ensure strong corporate governance and growth across all activities of the group. The successful candidate will also provide legal advice and general commercial support to the group in respect of its activities.
  1. Management
  2.  Legal Advice 
  3. ​Management of External Legal Advisors and Third Party Service Providers
  4. Development of the Legal Services Office
  • LLB degree
  • 3-5 years Post Qualification experience;
  • Renewable and natural energy experience is a major plus;
  • Thorough understanding of Project Finance and major infrastructure transactions;
  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation techniques;
  • A business acumen with a strategic ability and entrepreneurial aptitude;
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills;
  • An analytical mind set with great problem-solving abilities;
  • Excellent communication skills.
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Rachael Mbaba at
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Rachael Mbaba
Team Lead: Engineering Africa
The CA Global Group
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