A Top Tier International Law firm is looking to hire an M&A Lawyer. Who possess extensive experience in advising on cross-border M&A; public takeovers; flotations/initial public offerings; secondary issues including rights issues, placings and open offers; private placements; corporate governance; compliance with companies, securities and financial services legislation. The ideal candidate should be achievement oriented, focused and able to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment.
Other duties will include consulting and leading all corporate legal processes such as mergers, compliance issues, transactions, partnerships, and lawsuits. The successful candidate will have outstanding negotiation and communication skills, with sharp attention to detail.
Prepare the appropriate legal documents for trial or court proceedings.
Evaluate new business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors.
Represent the company in legal proceedings.
Design and oversee the company's policy and position on legal matters.
Protect the company against legal risks and violations.
Examine the legal issues related to new products and services.
Negotiate deals on behalf of the company.
Guide management on regulatory and compliance issues to ensure compliance with legal regulations
South African law qualified
Technically excellent, but equally important commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development
A team player with a strong client focussed approach
An excellent communicator with strong organisational skills