Legal Advisor
Braamfontein (South Africa)
15d ago

A new opportunity has just become available in our Hollard Life : Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) . We are looking to recruit a Legal Advisor .


The key outputs required for the core function of Legal Advisor :

  • Provide appropriate, proactive legal advice through the interpretation of regulation, acts and other appropriate standards and policies.
  • Interpret all new legislation and regulation and prepare high level impact analyses
  • Identify, evaluate and advise on potential current or future legal risks
  • Draft and review contracts to ensure that the contracts entered into by Hollard are effectively drafted, reviewed, interpreted, and vetted
  • Review and sign off policy documents as requested by the business
  • Provide legal opinion on all matters as instructed to ensure that the business’ interests are protected
  • Litigation management
  • Research and analyse the implications of case law, legislation and regulatory matters that affect the company
  • Assist and advise on complaints and queries from the Ombudsman / Financial Sector Conduct Authority (previously the FSB) where matters are escalated to Legal
  • Educational Requirements :

  • Admitted attorney of the High Court
  • Required Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • 3 years of experience in Legal in the Insurance Industry, with at least Life experience
  • Insurance Legislation and Regulations including, Short-term insurance Act, Long-term insurance Act and Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act
  • General knowledge of the financial services and insurance industry
  • ASISA Standards
  • General legislation applicable to greater the business environment
  • Contract Drafting
  • Interpretation of legislation
  • Closing date : 31 January 2019

    Applications for this role will be prioritised in line with our transformation objectives as per our Employment Equity Plan

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