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10 Mar, 2023

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Senior Legal Advisor – Southern Suburbs, Cape Town






Job Title: Senior Legal Advisor – Southern Suburbs, Cape Town
Location: Cape Town

Job Summary:

Own transport
Clear health record
Clear credit record
No criminal record


LLB degree
Admitted attorney
Qualified Conveyancer advantageous

Experience and Knowledge:

3+ years similar experience within a law firm or corporate environment
Conveyancing / Property experience advantageous
Commercial drafting experience beneficial

Skills and Attributes:

Detail oriented
Ability to multitask
Logical, systematic and methodical approach to work
Flexible in picking up responsibilities related to legal
Professional written and verbal communication skills
Strong mediation skills and ability to settle disputes
Creative and innovative
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to work under pressure and produce quality work within deadlines set

The main purpose of this position:

Our Clients Group constitutes a group of companies with interests in a number of activities including Telecommunications, fibre provisioning, an ISP, Water and Electricity Utility Management and infrastructure installation, Property Management and related activities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Working closely with the CEO to understand the Group’s strategy and to identify potential risks or issues
Assist in documenting policies and processes to ensure the effective operation of the Group
Responsible for identifying legal risk and compliance and ensuring that same is implemented and managed effectively
Taking instructions and drafting lease agreement, addenda cession and assignment of leases, renewal of lease agreement, etc
Participate in lease negotiations. Managing tenants’ arrears, litigation process, settlement proposal and collection of arrears
Drafting and reviewing of commercial property contracts within the Group
Manage the execution of purchase and sale agreements including the transfer of residential / sectional title and commercial properties
Draft and review legal agreements
Preparation of legal advice based on sound legal research
Liaising with Attorneys on all legal matters, including conveyancing
Drafting of Fibre Installation and other IT based agreements (i.e. High Site Agreements), Shareholders Agreements, Service Level Agreements and other relevant agreements required
Amending / improving existing agreements to ensure they are compliant and up-to-date with latest laws and operational requirements
Managing tenant arrears and / or collections including issuance of letters of demand, drafting or summons/rent interdict and execution thereof
Managing litigation processes, settlement proposals, High Court work including briefing Advocates and Attorneys and closely managing the Group and its client’s extensive portfolio of debt collection
Remain abreast of all changes in the legal, tax and corporate governance in South Africa and internationally
Provide technical input on proposed changes to legislation i.e. Community Schemes Ombud Service Act regulations
Advise management of changes in legislation and implementation of same;
Vetting of marketing material and external communications (Including website and disclaimers)
Attending the Masters office, Deeds office, CSOS, CCMA, City of Cape Town if required
Completing jot forms after agreements signed to ensure accounts bill correctly
Scanning, saving docs to google drive and entering salient points on tracking sheet
Ensuring agreements are signed and tracked through to completion
Uploading links to all signed agreements to Legal Library
Revising templates and updating version control

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