Junior Legal Support

Junior Legal Support

Legal
Gauteng
A multinational pharmaceutical company is looking for a Junior Legal Support
 
Essential:
 
  • Law degree
  • Knowledge of Privacy law
  • Contract drafting
  • Legal practice experience with a broad knowledge of a variety of legal arrangements
  • Working knowledge of laws relating to assigned areas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience and understanding of specific legal function processes
  • Office management and software skills
  • Time management and organisation skills
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Experience of working in a global legal environment
 
Your job will entail:
  • Assisting the business with negotiating, reviewing and settling contracts including (but not limited to) procurement contracts, lease agreements, consultant agreements and vehicle lease agreements.
  • Interpretation of privacy law in various African jurisdictions, including (but not limited to) Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
  • Supports the delivery of legal advice and services to the assigned business area.
  • Closely aligns and collaborates with senior Legal Managers to ensure that work is done in the most effective and efficient way.
  • Assisting with training the business on legal issues facing the business, general process training and training on policies
  • Reviewing and settling updates to company policies.
  • Focuses on delivering the appropriate level of service, from internal and external resources (at the lowest possible cost).
  • Personally handles complex legal matters and innovative business arrangements with reference to senior manager if in any doubt.
  • Collaborates with other support areas to ensure a seamless service to the business.
  • Handles special projects assigned by the Senior Counsel.
  • Provides direct proactive support.
  • Carries out activities accurately according to established procedures and, where possible, suggests more efficient or effective procedures.
  • Other general administrative support to the legal team.