Junior Legal Counsel

Position:

Junior Legal Counsel

Description:

Our client, a Global Multinational FMCG Company, is looking for a Junior Legal Counsel

Must Have:
• LL.B and admitted attorney
• Fluent in English, spoken and written
• 2 – 5 years PQE experience
• Extensive contract drafting experience essential
• FCMG experience advantageous but not essential
• International experience advantageous but not essential
• Data Privacy experience advantageous but not essential
• Computer literate i.e. proficient in Microsoft office (Advanced Excel, Power point, Word)

Responsibilities:
Legal Strategy Support
• Implement legal policies, principles and procedures in line with global and regional legal strategy, as directed by Legal Counsel
• Assist Legal Counsel with support to global and regional team in the development of legal strategy, frameworks and ways of working

Compliance
• Assist Legal Counsel with the training of all affiliates on competition law, corruption prevention, data privacy, Code of Conduct etc
• Assist Legal Counsel with ongoing assessment of and adherence to local laws and regulations and implementing required changes throughout the business (e.g. PAIA, POPIA, Medical Device licensing, CTFA / Advertising Regulatory Board etc.)

Legal Advice & Contracts
• Provides advice and guidance to the various departments on a wide range of legal issues, under the guidance and direction of Legal Counsel
• Review contracts that departments and affiliates enter into and where applicable, draft, revise and check all terms and conditions in order to minimise risk and maximise the effectiveness of contracts for the intended business purpose, as directed by Legal Counsel
• Under the guidance and direction of Legal Counsel, engage external experts and advisors and manage legal spend
• Ad hoc legal support as directed by Legal Counsel

Brand claims, advertising, regulatory
• Assisting Legal Counsel with advertising and marketing claims, artwork review, complaints by competitors and/or authorities and related cosmetic / medical device compliance

Company Secretarial
• Assisting Legal Counsel with company secretarial work from time to time, e.g. CIPC, resolutions etc

Consumer Complaints
• Assist and support Legal Counsel with the management of consumer complaints and engaging external consultants

Salary: R30,000.00 – R50, 000 + Medical Aid, Pension, 13th Cheque

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Banking Paralegal (Asset and Vehicle Finance Repossessions)

Position:

Banking Paralegal (Asset and Vehicle Finance Repossessions)

Description:

Our client, a leading Legal Firm in Umhlanga, is looking for an Banking Paralegal (Asset and Vehicle Finance Repossessions)

Must Have:
• Must have Banking Paralegal experience in Vehicle Finance & Repossessions
• Knowledge of MS Word & Excel

Responsibilities:
• The ability to take accurate instructions and prioritise work
• Good organisational and time management skills to ensure deadlines are met and payments are made timeously
• Managing and administering high volumes of work
• Preparing particulars of claim, relevant pleadings and notices
• Drafting settlement letters, as well as preparing all bank documentation required in this process
• Regular reporting on the bank’s systems
• Issuing summons and liaising with sheriffs’ offices with regards to repossession of assets
• Keeping detailed file notes of work conducted in each matter
• The ability to work in a team

Salary: R 15K – R 20K CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

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