Jnr Legal Advisor/Officer
Recruitment
Pinetown, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa
3d ago

Jnr Legal Advisor / Officer (JB1811)

Durban

R20 000 R25 000 per month

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

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