KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Key Performance Indicators / Responsibilities & Expected Results 1.Drafting and Negotiate Contracts
- Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications (Word / Excel / PowerPoint)
- Lexis WinDeed
- Lexis Nexis (advantageous)
From consultant contracts to collaboration agreements. As our Corporate Legal Advisor, you must be familiar with drawing up and arranging terms of various types of contracts. This responsibility includes reviewing existing contracts and creating new documents. 2.Ensure Compliance with Corporate Laws
As our Corporate Legal Advisor you must be well-verse in corporate law and review all company practices and processes to make sure that the company is working within all legal limits. This duty requires that you understand all legal regulations pertaining to the MSA specific business . 3.People Management
Manage own personal development. Engage in a professional manner and in accordance with the our Values and Code of Ethics. Take personal responsibility for all issues facing the legal department, work as member of a team and mentor /coach new employees as and when required.
Communicate regularly with your direct line manager and make recommendations on improving efficiencies in the department. 4.Budget & Financial Management
Verify invoices submitted by attorneys, counsel and other external service providers and ensure that legal fees do not exceed agreed parameters.
Load and track legal expenses electronically through Business Central and report status to line manager and our Finance Department on a regular basis. 5.Professional Service Delivery
Negotiate, draft, review and vet contracts to meet our requirements and ensure that these are aligned with corporate governance precepts - disclosure, transparency, risk management.
Provide strategic legal advice, negotiate legal agreements, and draft the relevant legal documents for corporate finance transactions. Oversee and manage corporate finance legal transactions
Oversee, manage, control and perform the legal due diligence process for corporate finance transactions.
Assist with the implementation of corporate finance transactions.
Identify the impact of changes in legislation, regulations and codes of practice on internal legal processes and policies.
Proactively review applicable legislation and case law and remain up to date with legal trends.
Analyse company policies and, where applicable, provide solutions that will ensure compliance with legislation and business imperatives Monitoring the implementation of the legal clause Stakeholder Relationship Building, Networking and Management
Interact with Group business units, other Group functions and external stakeholders on legal matters and disputes Manage attorneys and counsel in outsourced legal matters
Interact with customers and suppliers and their legal advisors and attorney Reporting
Monthly reporting to the MD and quarterly reporting to the Snr management team
- Ad-hoc Requests
Performing ad-hoc requests to assist the company to mitigate risk.
Any other duties/tasks relevant to the position as delegated by the Managing Director