Legal Manager – Copyright LEGN10117


Our client based in Johannesburg is looking for a Legal Manager within their Legal Services Department that will report to the General Manager. The ideal candidate will be someone who has successfully completed an LLB degree and is an admitted attorney, with a minimum of 3 years managerial experience and post articles, litigation and commercial experience, an understanding and knowledge of Copyright Law and Act is essential.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
· Relevant legal qualification- LLB degree;
· An admitted attorney;
· At least 3 years is post articles, ligation and commercial experience;
· At least 3 years managerial experience;
· Ability to manage stakeholders (attorneys, legal consultants, service providers etc.);
· Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure;
· Ability to oversee and manage legal projects;
· Excellent computer skills (including word processing and spreadsheet packages);
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
· Understanding and knowledge of copyright law is essential.

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Role Description

Key performance areas:
· Management of attorneys and legal staff;
· Management of departmental operational activities;
· Legal advice and research;
· Legal cost and Department budgeting Control;
· Contract negotiation, drafting, vetting and management;
· Copyright infringement action;
· General litigation;
· Debt recovery/Collections;
· Reporting, Process drafting and System development;
· Strategic planning and monitoring;
· Risk Management, Legal Auditing and Compliance; and
· Training.
Core Competencies:
· Accuracy;
· Attention to detail;
· Integrity;
· Self-confidence;
· Diligence;
· Problem solving ability;
· Goal setting ability;
· Professional knowledge;
· Action orientation;
· Decision-making ability;
· Time-Management;
· Stakeholder Management (Internal & External);
· Conceptual, logical and analytical thinking ability.

City: Johannesburg

Salary: Negotiable

Duration: Permanent