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Junior Legal Advisor X2

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 12 April

Redefine Properties Limited

  • Description


  • Junior Legal Advisor

    Primary Purpose of the Job

    To be responsible for drafting and reviewing standard legal agreements, providing legal advice and guidance to the business, conducting legal research and general administrative tasks within the internal legal department, including file management and handling client and internal communication.

    Key Performance Areas (KPA’s)

    • To ensure effective relations with the business in relation to primarily collections and arrears queries.
    • To provide credible legal advice to the business (primarily collections and arrears related).
    • To conduct legal research and keep abreast of developments in the law.
    • To perform any task as instructed by the Head of Legal and Legal Advisors.
    • To assist in receiving detailed instructions from the business and ensuring that all required documents are obtained.
    • Assist with compiling monthly and/or weekly reports on all matters (spreadsheets).
    • Tenant interaction which includes interaction with tenant’s attorneys.
    • Assist the business in compliance with all various legal requirements.
    • Timeous advice on liability and legal exposure for the business.
    • Develop appropriate procedures to provide sustainable legal services.
    • Monitor the consistent implementation of relevant policies. Ensure that the core values of Redefine are upheld.
    • Develop and implement control systems and processes necessary for the legal department’s success.
    • The ability to turn around instructions within the required timelines set by the business
    • Run own diary and follow up with business and external parties (such as Redefine’s attorneys and tenant’s attorneys).

    Job Specific Requirements

    • Functional knowledge of contract law, collections and arrears, High Court and Magistrate’s court rules and regulations, civil litigation, insolvency law (include general understanding of business rescue proceedings).
    • Organized and attentive to details.
    • Learning, communicating effectively, and researching.
    • Ability to manage work load in a fast pace work environment.
    • Computer literacy skills, especially Microsoft Office.
    • Verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
    • Functional report writing skills.
    • Time management skills.
    • Problems solving skills.
    • Quick turnaround times.

    Job Experience:
    • At least two years’ experience in the legal field (essential).
    • Experience in collections and arrears environment.

    Education:
    • Grade 12 (essential)
    • LLB or B-Comm Law (majoring in law) (essential)
    • 1 or 2 years of articles or equivalent experience - Desirable
    • Admission as attorney - Desirable

    Competency Requirements:
    Essential
    • Lateral thinking.
    • Independent thinking and exercising judgment.
    • Adhering to principles and values
    • Writing and reporting
    • Analysing
    • Planning and organizing
    • Coping with pressures and setbacks
    • Deciding and initiating action
    • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
    • Commercial thinking
    • Solution driven

    Desirable
    • Presenting and Communicating Information
    • Relating and Networking
    • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives

    Less Relevant
    • Adapting and responding to change
    • Working with people
    • Creating and innovating
    • Persuading and influencing



  • Number of vacancies: 2
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Driver's license: C
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
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Ad summary

  • Junior Legal Advisor X2

  • Recruiter

    Redefine Properties Limited

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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