Commercial Legal Manager- Cape Town (LEGMN32189)


Our client is a prominent South African sports union that is looking to bring on board a Legal Manager to support the Legal & Compliance department by providing timely advice on all commercial legal matters.

Minimum Requirements

Educational background

Postgraduate Degree: LLB (preferably in commercial or sports Law)
Knowledge of the Companies Act; King III / IV; Competitions Act

Experience (years and nature)

At least 7 - 8 years’ in-house / private practise commercial experience.

Market Related (EE Only)

Role Description

Providing professional legal support and advice to the Head: Legal & Compliance as required.
Providing proactive legal assistance and advice on various legal matters relating to commercial contracts, commercial litigation, dispute resolution, and government funding agreements.
Assisting the organisation in compliance with all commercial legal requirements.
Ensuring that the commercial legal documents and other commercial contractual documents are effectively drafted, reviewed, interpreted, and vetted.
Actively support and contribute to projects aimed to improve the quality and consistency of Contract Management across the organisation.
Taking decisive actions on commercial legal matters and addressing contentious legal issues.
Assessing and advising effectively to minimize and control risks to the organization and ensuring that the system, controls and processes are appropriate and complied with.
Representing the organization in ensuring the efficient handling and successful resolution of all commercial negotiations and disputes.
Advising and ensuring the organization in compliance with the necessary regulatory and legal requirements,
Supervising, researching and analyzing implication of case law, legislation, and regulatory matters pertaining to commercial matters that affect the organization and reporting them back to the Head: Legal & Compliance.
Preparing comprehensive legal presentations on commercial issues that affect the organization (example: Competition Law / Broadcasting Law / SASREA related matters)
Managing external legal resources where required

City: Cape Town

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent