Senior Legal Advisor

Website Momentum

Job Description:

The incumbent will advise on business direction and legal risks based on legal risk management interpretation and ensure the provision of a quality legal service that fulfils a statutory, reporting and legal advisory service to all business units within MML.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review legal documentation and provides advice on appropriate action.
  • Be responsible for handling the most complex legal matters or projects.
  • Provide expert guidance/interpretation/opinions on the emerging legal and regulatory regime within the context of the insurance and adjacent regulatory landscape.
  • Advise on the impact of regulatory developments affecting the life licence.
  • Acts as counsel on issues involving company compliance with the most complex governmental and regulatory standards.
  • Oversee legal matters requiring external legal assistance.
  • Draft, vet, review various contracts.

Job Requirements:

  • CFP, or post graduate in financial planning would be advantageous
  • At least 8-10 years extensive and diverse experience within a law department of a South African life insurer / financial services provider (essential)
  • Post Graduate qualification preferred
  • BA (Law) + LLB or B.Com (Law) + LLB or LLB or B.Proc (or relevant law degree) from a South African university
  • An admitted Attorney/ Advocate
  • Strong background in commercial, financial and insurance law with expertise in drafting contracts, formulating sound legal opinions and formulating regulatory change impact analysis.

Job Details:

Company: Momentum

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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