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Legal Specialist

R 12.000,00 monthly City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 4 August

HotelJobs CC

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  • Description

  • To assist General Counsel and work independently in attending to legal matters as they arise and as instructed, in particular, in the field of contracts, labour, litigation and arbitration, company secretarial, trusteeships, property, legal research and opinions, and safety legislative adherence.

    Comply with SHEQ requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)

    Utilise the Information Management System (IMS) to initiate, investigate and report SHEQ status

    Understand legislation relating to SHEQ and advise the business on application and compliance.

    General Legal:

    Deal with day-to-day legal issues as they arise and as instructed

    Conduct legal research and draft opinions

    Inform customers of changes to legislation and the common law

    Create and be the custodian of Legal Updates Newsletter (in consultation with General Counsel)

    Take instructions from business units, analyse legal position and make recommendations independently as required or in consultation with General Counsel and/or external legal counsel as required

    Company Secretarial:


    Complete necessary CoR forms and update company information at the CIPC

    Submit annual returns for Group Companies

    Ensure Group company and share registers are kept up to date manually and via electronic database

    Draft resolutions as instructed

    Prepare board packs as instructed

    Draft minutes as instructed

    Oversee PA in the maintenance and updating of FICA packs

    Assist General Counsel with resolution of queries raised by external auditors during annual audits


    Act independently as Company Secretary for dormant companies and ensure legal compliance pursuant thereto

    Legislative Compliance:

    Ensure that Group companies and business units are in compliance with legislation, including but not limited to:

    Companies Act 2008

    Consumer Protection Act 2008

    “SHEQ” legislation, including:

    Occupational Health and Safety Act

    Mines Health and Safety Act

    National Environmental Management Act

    Air Quality Control Act

    National Water Act

    Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act

    Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act

    Identity areas of non-compliance and prepare reports to General Counsel in that regard

    Advise on remedies for non-compliance


    Act as trustee for Foundation, Rehabilitation Trust and Pension Fund

    Act as alternate trustee for General Counsel as required

    Intellectual Property:

    Register, protect and defend Group intellectual property, including domain names


    Negotiate, draft, comment on, and ratify legal agreements as required

    Dispute Resolution, Litigation and Arbitration:

    Initiate, prosecute/defend, settle minor legal disputes independantly

    Assist General Counsel in the initiation, prosecution/defence, settlement of major legal disputes

    Legal Resources:

    Maintain and update the Legal Resources Database (manual and online)

    Oversee PA in maintenance of the Legal Filing System and electronic database

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Legal Specialist

  • Recruiter

    HotelJobs CC

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 12.000,00 monthly

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