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Junior Legal Counsel (Engineering)

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R300000 - R360000

Junior Legal Counsel (Engineering)


Location: Woodmead, South Africa

Salary: R 300 000 to R 360 000 p.a


Our client in the Construction and Engineering industry is looking for a Finance Administration Manager.


Key responsibilities            


  • Provision of general legal advice, drafting and vetting of contracts.
  •  Assess and advise on the potential impact of contracts the company is involved with i.e. Joint Venture / Consortium agreements, sub consultancy and subcontractor agreements, service agreements, lease agreements, contracts between clients and contractors administered by the Company, etc
  • Ensure that RHDHV’s legal risks in contracts are minimized.
  • Review of contract terms and conditions to ensure that they comply with legislation and company policies.
  • Drafting, analyses and negotiating contracts. A general understanding of the standard construction contracts will be advantageous eg. Fidic, Procsa, NEC, CESA etc. 
  • Assist internal teams in interpretation of contract terms and conditions and assist in the review of internal contract templates and associated administrative roll out processes. 
  • A good understanding of the South African Court System and litigation process. Eg. Bad debt collection.
  • Provide litigation support with the representing attorneys to ensure that the Company is represented correctly and professionally. 
  • Assist with legal research as and when required and monthly reporting as required
  • A good understanding of The Companies Act 2008 as well as King III and IV. 
  • Company Compliance and Company Secretary administrative knowledge is advantageous.
  • Assist the Regional Legal Counsel in legal training and awareness of various teams within the African entity.




  • B degree in Law (LLB) 
  • Admitted Attorney of the High Court / Advocate is a prerequisite. 
  • 1-2 years post Admission required.
  • Good understanding of Contract law and corporate governance and excellent proficiency in the English Language.
  • Strong drafting skills with excellent attention to detail and risk awareness.
  • Clear knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process in South Africa.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain Management and procurement rules of government sector clients in SA and current legislation in the built environment would be an advantage
  • Strategic and independent thinker and solution driven & pro-active
  • Team player and client centric and deadline driven & ability to deliver under pressure


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ATripleA Recruitment and Temps


Posted 2018-05-08

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