Commercial Legal Advisor at Staffing Direct

  • Contract Senior EE position

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • R25,000 - R27,000 pm cost to company

  • Job 2154032

  • Posted 10 Oct 2017 by Staffing Direct

About the Position

Commercial Legal Advisor


  • To provide prompt and sound legal advice and support to the team in particular the Fund Management [URL Removed] part of the investment team and consult regularly with team on proposed structure and developments and legal implications [URL Removed] due diligence assessment relating to [URL Removed] legal due diligence assessment on [URL Removed] legal risks and recommend mitigation methods for the risks relating to [URL Removed] legal input to submission papers prepared for Investment Committee (s).Drafting, vetting and negotiating a range of commercial agreements e.g. loan agreements, sale of shares, sale of business, security documents etc. in line with funding terms and [URL Removed] agreements are legally accurate and in accordance with the term sheet and Investment Committee [URL Removed] agreements are in line with latest legal [URL Removed] costs/budget for work carried out [URL Removed] Ability to work on your own and within a team.- Ability to work on own initiative.- Strong interpersonal skills- Highly effective communication skills both written and verbal. - Attention to [URL Removed] and detail conscious.- Negotiation skills.- Strong decision making and problem solving skills. - Legal drafting skills.- Professional and courteous to all clients (internal and external). - Accuracy in preparing legal documentation.- Ability to advice on legal issues related to business. - Ability to convey legal opinion and argue [URL Removed] LLB - admitted attorney with at least 3 years post article experience.Â- At least 3 to 5 years job related corporate and commercial law and banking and finance principles. - Working knowledge of various computer programmes including Power Point, MS Word, Excel and Outlook.Â- In depth knowledge of laws and legal processes in respect of core business (primarily relating to Corporate Finance, Structured Finance and Investment Banking)- Working knowledge of other areas of law e.g. Tax, Companies Act, Insolvency, Labour Law.- Experience in legal due diligence.- Working knowledge of [URL Removed] applications to Email Address

Desired Skills

  • Commercial law
  • negotiation

Desired Work Experience

  • 5 to 10 years Legal Advisory

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree
  • LSSA

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