Legal Advisor Litigation

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Centurion, Gauteng

  • Market Related commission only

  • Job 2227671 | Ref JHB000186ADM

  • Posted 22 Jun 2018 by Staffing Direct

About the Position

Reports to :

Legal Manager

Qualification & Experience :

LLB - and at least 3 years post article experience - Post graduate qualification would be an advantage

At least 3 - 5 years litigation and Court experience

Working knowledge of various computer programmes including Power Point, MS Word, Excel and Outlook

In-depth knowledge of laws and legal processes in respect of Company 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

Experience in turnarounds and restructures of companies

Working knowledge of finance

Behavioural Competencies :

High leadership qualities

Strong sense of initiative

Strong communication

Efficient presentation skills

High sense of analysis and judgement


Experience / Skills Required :

Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure

Strong interpersonal skills

Highly effective communication skills - both written and verbal

Attention to detail

Articulate and detail conscious

Negotiation skills

Strong 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 Company business

Ability to convey legal opinion and argue legally

Key Outputs :

Provide prompt and sound legal advice and support to the Company in particular the Post Investment Department

Provide legal input to submissions papers on existing investments prepared for the Portfolio Management Committee and other committees where relevant

Implement and monitor debt recovery, litigation, liquidation and all other legal and Court processes, whether or not outsourced to third party legal advisors

Implement the restructuring of companies and drafting all legal agreements relating thereto

Address all legal matters relating to the Company and its investee companies, implement amendments to funding structures and terms and negotiation of contracts with investee companies or third parties

Provide general legal advice to the Company's various departments

Manage costs / budget for work carried out externally

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