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Legal Advisor

Legal
Johannesburg Full Time EE/AA, Non EE/AA Market Related Salary
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Overview

A Leading, global organization is actively seeking a legal Advisor to join their successful team. The incumbent should be an admitted attorney with exceptional contract drafting and commercial/corporate law experience. Environmental law would be beneficial.

Description

  • Draft, amend, edit and review standard commercial agreements
  • Vet, review and negotiate various commercial agreements over a broad spectrum including the qualification of tender documents (for example service level, leases, IT, off-take, procurement agreements) as well as agreements pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, shareholders agreements, joint ventures and associated agreements
  • Manage various matters such as property transactions, IP matters and the like
  • Provide general legal advice and opinions to senior management on a wide range of matters
  • Facilitate business transactions with a specialised focus on content rights acquisition and intellectual property
  • Provide expertise and advice on legal aspects of corporate decisions, policies and plans
  • Assist with legal and regulatory compliance; dispute resolutions, settlement negotiations and discussions
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on the various aspects of the business
  • Conduct legal training
  • Manage civil and commercial litigation as well as dispute resolution
  • Liaise with external legal counsel where necessary

Experience, Qualifications and Skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS:

  • B. Com, LLB– must be an admitted attorney
  • Valid Code 8 Drivers licence

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 8-10 years commercial legal experience. At least 4-5 years post articles legal experience, preferably within a multinational company in a similar role. Candidate must have sound corporate experience outside of practice.
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