Senior Legal Adviser at Affirmative Portfolio

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Sandown, Gauteng

  • R65,000 - R75,000 pm basic salary

  • Job 2157682

  • Posted 20 Oct 2017 by Affirmative Portfolios

About the Position

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide corporate commercial legal advice.
  • Structure and negotiate commercial/ financing transactions including project finance and cross-border financing transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with internal legal and other procedures and policies.
  • Identify and minimize potential legal risks and provide business solutions.
  • Draft, review and negotiate banking and financing agreements, including security documents and other legal documentation.
  • Make presentations on legal and regulatory developments.
  • Conducting in depth legal due diligence investigations and report writing.
  • Ensure client satisfaction by adhering to turnaround times and ensuring speedy delivery of legal services.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, external legal counsel and other key stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain client and institutional relationships, locally and internationally.

Experience & Education

  • LLB degree and Admission as Attorney.


  • A minimum of three years' post-article experience in a commercial law [URL Removed] an associate in banking and finance practice (not litigation) or as an in-house legal advisor in the Banking environment
  • Experience in the drafting and negotiation of structured finance, project finance, asset finance, corporate finance and cross-border transactions

Job Competencies

  • Independently deliver and provide guidance on highly complex projects
  • Mentor juniors on areas of specialization
  • Prioritise and deliver
  • Proficiency to draft and negotiate various financing documentation, security documentation and other legal documentation

Desired Skills

  • legal
  • advisor

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Legal Advisory

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

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