Legal Advisor


04 Jun 2013
  • 0 applications
Western Cape

Role details:

A company based in Bellville are looking for a Legal Advisor who has an Honours Degree

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? Identification and management of legal risks

? Drafting, vetting and negotiating commercial and other agreements with third parties including internal clients

? Providing general legal advice to businesses

? Providing legal opinion and comments on new and existing legislation

? Keeping abreast of, communicating, reviewing, interpreting and implementing, developments in the legal environment pertaining to the businesses
Minimuim Requirements

? A minimum of 7 - 10 years post admission experience the in financial services practice group of a law firm / financial services corporate.

? Management experience in the financial services practice group of a law firm / financial services corporate.
Competencies Technical Competencies:

? Knowledge of general commercial law

? Drafting skills

? Knowledge of legislation applicable to the financial services industry (FAIS Act, FICA, CISCA, Pension Funds Act, Long-Term Insurance Act, Excon Regulations and Rules, JSE Rules, Security Services Act)

? Knowledge of financial markets and financial products

? Knowledge of standardized industry specific transaction documentation (ISDA, ISMA, ISLA)

? Knowledge of tax

Behavioral Competencies:

? Excellent written and verbal communicating skills

? High degree of self confidence

? Sound judgment and decision making ability

? Ability to act on decisions made

? Strong leadership skills

? Sound organizational and administrative skills

? Ability to promote team spirit and culture

? Sound interpersonal skills

? Excellent problem solving ability and analytical skills

? Good client services orientation

? High level of accuracy and attention to detail