Legal Advisor – Financial Services (192 views)

Sandton, Johannesburg
May 8, 2018
Synopsis:
Our client, a leading Pension Fund in the Local Authorities in South Africa has an outstanding opportunity for a Legal person to join their management team. The Legal Adviser will ensure that the legal and regulatory business needs are satisfied by providing legal expertise and support for all legal‐related matters, as well as for certain regulatory compliance‐related matters.

Min Requirments:
* LLB degree;

* 10 years relevant experience in a senior Advising role in Legal and Compliance at or for a financial institution/Pension Fund;

* Strong commercial law experience including drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts.

Role Description:
* Ensure the Fund is kept on top of relevant legislative, regulatory and industry (Pension Fund) changes

* Providing well researched legal opinion, counsel and interpretation (which will include contractual drafting, vetting and negotiating)

* Providing clear and succinct reporting on legal developments and compliance

* Providing quality representation (internally and externally)

* Proactively prevent non‐compliance with relevant legislation, regulation and contractual obligations

* Draft legal documentation including Fund Rules (new and amendments), consolidations
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