Assistant General Counsel – Monetary & Financial Law – LEG GB1102


Are you a Strategic Thinker who enjoys interacting with Stakeholders? We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with at least 10 to 13 years’ experience as a practicing attorney or advocate, or as an in-house counsel to lead a team of Specialist Legal Counsels whilst operating at the highest level and being involved in driving processes that impact the country. Applicants must have specialist experience in one or more of the following: investment banking agreements and products, i.e. GMRA, ISDA, GMSLA / ISLA, IMAs; securities lending and collateral arrangements; global financial markets; and a solid record in coordinating and leading legal teams on complex projects.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate legal qualification (at least an LLM degree, or an equivalent qualification);
Must be an admitted attorney or advocate;
Must have have at least 10-13 years’ experience as a practicing attorney or advocate, or as an in-house counsel;
Must have at least 5 years’ experience in general management;
Knowledge of banking and finance legislation;
A basic understanding of central banking operations, functions and culture;
A working knowledge of economics, banking and finance regulations, South African financial systems, and monetary policy;
High degree of self-motivation and drive;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and
Demonstrate the ability to manage and lead a diverse and experienced legal team.

Role Description

To provide comprehensive and effective legal advice to the entity and its subsidiaries in the fields of monetary, payment systems, investment banking, financial and commercial law

City: Gauteng

Salary: TBD

Duration: Permanent