Legal Advisor

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

The Legal Advisor is part of the Legal & Compliance. The incumbent will report to the Head of Legal and will act in an advisory capacity to internal business stakeholders on a variety of legal matters, including those related to intra-group contracts, service provider negotiations and contracting (specifically including technology related contracts), product terms and conditions, court pleadings as well as other legal contractual arrangements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing senior legal support to the Head of Legal, by providing accurate and timely legal advice to the relevant business stakeholders and where required, to Senior Management, on a variety of legal topics.
  • Collaborating with the relevant business stakeholders to draft client specific legal requirements including product terms and conditions, legal notices and other contractual documentation.
  • Conducting research and analysing legislation with a view to identifying legal risks to be highlighted to the
  • Head of Legal for effective management and resolution thereof.
  • Providing strong senior legal support to the Head of Legal, by independently vetting, drafting and conducting contract negotiations on complex legal, banking and technology related contracts.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 2 years’ legal experience specifically within retail banking (preferred).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or equivalent law degree.
  • At least 5 years’ legal working experience specifically within the Information Technology Law sector (required).
  • Must be an Admitted Attorney .
  • At least 3 years’ legal experience within the financial services / banking sector.

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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