WesBank – Legal Council

Posted on :

17 Sep, 2013

Category :

Legal Jobs in South Africa

Advert Code: 249/13
Segments: WB Risk
Business Units: WB Enterprise Risk
Department: WB Enterprise Risk
Occupational Level: Middle Management (C1)
Location: Fairland, Gauteng
Role Purpose:

The role of Legal Counsel is to identify and mitigate legal risk through providing specialist legal advice, formulating and vetting contracts and ensuring that the company remains legally compliant.


– 1 – 3 years post admission experience in a similar role


Minimum Qualification: Admitted Attorney

Preferred Qualification: Admitted Attorney

Role Outputs:

– Negotiates, vets and amends standard agreements and security documentation to mitigate legal risk to the company.

– Drafts and/or reviews various non-standard documentation on behalf of the company to ensure that legal risk is reduced.

– Investigates, researches and drafts written legal opinions for business to minimise legal risk.

– Actively monitors changes in legislation, litigation, intellectual property regulations, technology and relevant industry practices, policies, methodologies and frameworks and ensures appropriate interventions are defined.

– Analyses legal complaints and litigation that come to the department and takes corrective action with regards to agreements, documentation and processes within area of accountability.

– Identifies, monitors and reports on risk exposure and process breakdowns to management, risk management and governance structures as per the applicable Risk framework.

How to Apply

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Applications accepted until: 19th of Sep, 2013

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