Kontak Recruitment Jnr Legal Advisor/Officer - Jobs in South Africa

Kontak Recruitment Jnr Legal Advisor/Officer - Jobs in South Africa

  • The Legal Officer should have a strong commercial, corporate, contracts and legal litigation background. The Legal Officer should be to with unsupervised and ensure fail safe systems to follow up on matters. Daily maintenance and reminder to Legal Head on issues that affect the department and organization. The Legal Officer will manage casework and legal matters and will overseeing case review and legal matters. The Legal Officer will contribute to objectives based on involvement in policy and procedural review, continuous improvement, research, and development etc.

    Educational requirements for Legal Officer:

  • LLB Degree or equivalent.

  • Admitted attorney.

  • 3-5 years post admission experience within a legal environment.

  • Experience in company secretarial duties and regulatory compliance.

  • Litigation experience essential.

  • Drafting of pleadings, notices, documents without supervisor.

    Duties and responsibilities of Legal Officer:

  • Strong administrative and managerial skills.

  • Attention to deadlines and timelines.

  • Produce monthly status reports on all matters within portfolio.

  • Developer and manage legal assistance and casework.

  • Undertake legal research in relation to allocated projects.

  • Litigation in high court and magistrate’s court.

  • Drafting of pleadings.

  • Attending court/labour court/CCMA hearings.

  • Liaising with counsel.

  • Negotiating best deals/settlements.

  • Assist with governance, compliance, risk.

  • Drafting agreements, internal leases, contracts.

  • Diary management of case and legal matters.

  • Keeping attorney/office updated on court dates.

  • Keeping records of all lease agreements.

  • Typing documentation and pleadings.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kontak Recruitment Jnr Legal Advisor/Officer - Jobs in South Africa

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