Legal Counsel | Commercial (255 views)

January 29, 2020

Job Description

Our client is a well-known restaurant company in South Africa. Specialising in Portuguese food such as peri-peri style chicken dishes. Founded in Johannesburg in 1987, our client operates over 1,000 outlets in 35 countries.

Job Summary

  • The main areas of focus cover franchising, supply chain, IP, property, consumer protection, HR and some litigation experience.
  • This individual would report directly to me the Senior Legal Counsel, Commercial Director/ Executive and Supply Chain Head, he/she would need to be able to function independently as they would be the sole legal resource in the SA business.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Extensive experience drafting own agreements;
  • Negotiating transactions;
  • Managing disputes (they are by nature a non-litigious culture and prefer to resolve disputes commercial);
  •  A self-runner, with high levels of self-motivation and EQ.
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