Senior Legal Advisor

Listing reference: track_001183
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 1 March 2024
Position summary
Industry: IT & Internet
Job category: Legal Department
Location: Randburg
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Yes
Introduction
Tracker requires the Services of the Senior Legal Advisor based at Head Office (Cresta). Please note that EE candidates will be given first preference
Job description

Litigation:

  • Manage litigation matters internally, conduct internal investigations and liaise with external legal resources and insurers
  • Represent the company in ensuring the efficient resolution of negotiations and disputes

Contracts:

  • Ensure that contracts are effectively drafted, reviewed, interpreted, vetted, implemented and stored

Legal Support:

  • Support the executives and the company in general with the timely advice on all matters of legal nature including contract drafting and interpretation, litigation, dispute resolution, patents and trademarks, governance and regulation
  • Responsible for handling a variety of moderately complex assigned legal projects
  • Provide professional legal support and advice
  • Work in teams on particular projects such as new ventures, due diligence exercises, creating and writing policies and procedures, business processes and principles
  • Taking decisive actions on a wide variety of legal issues and assessing and assisting with contentious and controversial issues

Legal Risk:

  • Advise on legal exposure for the business and mitigating actions
  •  Ensure that system, controls and processes are appropriate and relevant to mitigate such risk
  • Attend quarterly risk meetings with executives and internal auditor to monitor and report on legal risk management

Risk/Compliance:

  • Assist the business in compliance with various legislative requirements
  •  Act as legal counsel on issues involving company compliance with moderately complex governmental and regulatory standards
  • Inform the business of new and amended legislation, and work with Internal Audit to ensure compliance with and implementation of relevant legislation

Legislation & Regulatory:

  • Analyse implication of case law, legislation and regulatory matters that affect the company and report back to the executive team

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in law
  • Admitted attorney 
  • 6 years in a corporate legal environment
  • Contract drafting and negotiation skills
  • Minutes/resolutions/policies/mandates drafting skills
  • Coaching/training skills
  • Presentation skills
  •  Communication skills
  • Legislative and regulatory knowledge

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