Corporate Legal Attorney (In House)
Executive Placements
Johannesburg, Gauteng
6d ago
source : findojobs-za

JOB SUMMARY : We are looking for a Legal Attorney to join our team asap. JOB DESCRIPTION : Job Title : Legal, Compliance and RiskSalary - market relatedStandard hours : Monday Friday 08h30 to 17h30Extended hours from time to timeBe on call and standby after hours and / or weekendsTravel may be required from time to timeSkill Level : Professionally QualifiedQualifications : B.

Com (majoring in economics or accounting) LLBAdmitted AttorneyTravel required : Yes Licenses : Drivers licenseValid Passport (at all times)Own carAllowances : Cell phone & Travel disbursementsLatest payslip to be providedPurpose of the Position : Acting as in-house counsel in the group of companies dealing competently with the full spectrum ofcorporate, commercial, and Labour law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.

You will play a key role insupporting the companys M&A, investment and other corporate development activities, including the duediligence process, negotiation of term sheets and definitive transaction agreements.

Responsibilities and Duties : Not Limited Assist with mergers and acquisitions, investments and other strategic transactions in allstages, from performing due diligence, drafting and negotiating term sheets and definitive transaction documentation, and supporting closing transactions and post-closing integration.

Draft and assist with the preparation of M&A related materials. Assist with other special corporate projects. Assist with capital raising to build or expand the business, which can involve either private or public financing.

Work closely with our internal M&A, legal and compliance teams, as well as with externaladvisors and experts. Manage projects effectively, with a team-oriented approach.

Providing advice in business transactions. Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable impact for the Company.

Reviewing, drafting, negotiating and implementing legally binding agreements on behalfof the Company, which could involve everything from lease agreements to acquisitions.

Conducting due diligence, negotiating and generally overseeing a wide variety ofcommercial transactions. Drafting of memoranda, applications and general business correspondences.

Assisting directors and managers on their rights and responsibilities to manage the company. Providing advice on legal compliance and human resources.

Designing and overseeing the Companys policies and positions on legal matters. Protecting the Company against legal risks and violations.

Assist Management with any admin and or ad-hoc task from time to time. The above duties will be performed by the Employee for the Group, and, as directed by the Employer for all relevant companies within the Group and may be amended and updated by Management of the Group from time to timeWork experience and Skills : Five or more years PQE .

A combination of both in-house and law firm practice experience is preferred,primarily in M&A and venture capital or investment transactions Extensive understanding of corporate, contract and commercial law Strong business acumen Experience in mergers and acquisitionsProject management experience preferableExperience in negotiationsAbility to give executive-level guidance in a timely mannerWorking knowledge of, among other areas, tax law, company law, corporate finance, employment and Labour laws Proven experience with contactable referencesPersonal qualities & behavioral traits : Self-motivated Good analytical and managerial skills.

Excellent attention to detail.A critical thinkerGood problem-solving ability.Strong time management skills.Excellent ability to multi-task.

FlexibilityProfessionalApproachableAdaptabilitySuperior interpersonal skills and team-first attitudePlanning and organizing skillsStress toleranceEfficient and takes initiativeExcellent oral and written communication skillsHigh level of confidentialityProactiveTact and diplomacyAttire : Neat & Tidy well groomed

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