Legal Advisor (Commercial and Companies Act)

Location: Randburg, Gauteng

Salary: Market related

Take your career to new heights in corporate law with a global Leader!

Is this you?

Do you embody integrity, have unquestionable ethics, and exude self-confidence and energy? Are you known for your intellectual agility, self-motivation, and resourcefulness? We are on the hunt for a Legal Advisor with a pragmatic approach, strong business acumen, and exceptional analytical and organizational skills. If you possess first-rate technical abilities, including negotiation, problem-solving, and drafting skills, along with a keenness to learn and a “client first” service orientation, you might just be the perfect fit for this exciting opportunity.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

This role will immerse you in the forefront of corporate commercial law, where you’ll handle all aspects of client-facing legal work, from negotiating and drafting commercial agreements to advising on corporate governance and compliance matters. You’ll also gain exposure to exchange control, which will broaden your expertise. Your responsibility will extend to legal due diligence, providing general commercial advice, and actively participating in business development to foster and strengthen client relationships. Be prepared to collaborate with a dynamic team, sharing knowledge and experiences that contribute to your personal and professional growth.

Where you’ll be doing it

Our client is a prestigious member of a global network of firms specializing in audit, tax, and consulting services, including legal advisory, with a stellar reputation for understanding and fulfilling their clients’ needs. Renowned for their commitment to excellence, innovation, and collaboration, they offer a supportive environment that champions diversity and inclusion while pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the legal sector.

What you’ll need

You’ll be an admitted attorney boasting excellent academic credentials. With at least two years of post-qualification experience in corporate commercial and compliance law, especially in mergers and acquisitions and companies act. Would be a bonus if you had exposure to exchange control. You’ll need to demonstrate developed commercial awareness and an outcome-oriented approach. Your skill set will be complemented by your strong interpersonal and communication abilities, further enhancing your effectiveness in this role.

What you’ll get

In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary which includes a contribution to medical aid and provident fund with risk benefits. You’ll have the chance to work within a dynamic, supportive team, and opportunities for professional growth within a global firm that values innovation and excellence.

How to apply

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