Legal Advisor – Stellenbosch

Synopsis

Our client, a leading telecommunication network company based in Stellenbosch, is looking for a Legal Advisor to join their team.


Minimum Requirements

LLB Law Degree and an admitted attorney;
3-5 years post admission legal experience specialising in commercial litigation either at an established law firm or in the legal department of a large corporate entity;
Experience in commercial law with a focus and strong skills developed in reviewing and drafting of legal agreements; and
Sound knowledge of South African law in general.

Personal Attributes Required:
As a consequence of the aforegoing It is important that a candidate possess the following personality traits:
Proactive, self-motivated and willing to go the extra mile to assist;
Enthusiastic and passionate about their chosen career path;
Diligent, dependable and accountable;
A continued desire to learn and develop skills;
Hardworking and capable of working independently and within a team;
Methodical and process orientated with strong planning and organizational skills;
Detail-orientated but practical-minded as well;
Strong analytical skills;
Strong drafting and communication skills in both English and Afrikaans; and
Ability to prioritise competing tasks ensuring that various deadlines are met simultaneously.


Role Description

The candidate will be primarily responsible for the following functional areas and will report directly to the Head of the Legal Department on the following:
managing and resolving all commercial litigation;
assistance with review and drafting of commercial agreements;
researching various areas of law and drafting reports thereon;
responding to functional day-to-day legal queries which arise within the Group;
filing and maintenance of legal records within the Commercial Department;
monitoring, reviewing and assisting with the utilisation of template agreements within
the Group; and
assist the Head of the Legal Department with any tasks which require completion within the department.


City: Stellenbosch

Salary: Determined by degree of skill and experience

Duration: Permanent