Head of Legal
Capital Assignments
CapeTown, South Africa
10h ago
source : Executive Placements

One of the largest retail groups in the southern hemisphere is seeking to appoint a dynamic and seasoned Head of Legal .

You will deftly lead a highly skilled in-house legal team, covering and providing a broad range of legal services to and across the Group.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, have an appetite for Corporate and Commercial law across business operations, treasury, and corporate affairs - please get in touch to arrange a confidential discussion.

Key outcomes :

  • Take accountability for the overall strategy and operating model of Legal in response to the business strategy.
  • Facilitate delivery of legal advice, guidance and support services that enable business to achieve their business imperatives and ensuring legislative changes align with these business imperatives
  • Become closely and actively involved in all major corporate transactions
  • Drive an optimum risk management strategy for all legal risks within the business.
  • Contribute to the competitive edge of Legal in the organisation through external networking and benchmarking in industry, national and international forums.
  • Ensure that all the Legal team members consistently discharge their duties in terms of the business strategy process, both in terms of analysis and continuous effective communication.
  • Core requirements :

  • LLB and Masters or further tertiary education
  • Admitted Attorney
  • 12-15 years post-article experience
  • Skilled in Corporate and Commercial Law
  • 4+ years in a Leadership role
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