A prominent financial services organisation is currently seeking a vibrant individual to assume the role of Senior Legal Advisor. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the Drafting and Vetting of loan documents, Commercial Agreements and Legal Opinions.
Provide legal direction and ensure that decisions are taken within the relevant legislative parameters and enforcing legislative compliance.
Draft documents, such as shareholders' agreements, insurance policies and similar commercial contracts.
Assist Head Legal Services in formulating legal department systems and procedures.
Draw up legal documents and manage or advise clients on legal transactions.
Interview clients and recommend or initiate undertake legal action with external Attorneys.
Provide legal advice on the selection of the most appropriate entity for transactions.
Ensure compliance with NCR policies and procedures as well as the NCA.
Manage the Department in the absence of the Head of Legal Services.
Draft and review commercial contracts and negotiations associated therewith.
Perform litigation case management.
Identify and mitigate all commercial legal risk, including but not limited to: commercial transactions, litigation, acquisition transactions, and the like.
Assist with conducting any legal due diligence in respect of all commercial transactions.
Experience with the drafting of documentation, contracts and litigation notices.
5 to 8 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer, preferably in the financial service environment.
LLB (IV) degree plus admission as an attorney.
Post article financial credit experience in retail environment.
Vetting and review of commercial contracts.
Mergers, acquisitions and take overs experience.
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