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Introduction

Our client is an established property investment company based in the Eastgate / Bruma area Johannesburg. They are looking for an Administrative Assistant who's main function will be effective minute taking and transcribing minutes from meetings. The will also further assist with general administrative tasks in the Executive Office.

Duties & Responsibilities

Taking Minutes in meetings - this can be done by recording meetings with audio facilities, or using some form of shorthand, or typing directly as the meeting is taking place. Our client will provide all the necessary equipment to aid effective minute taking.

This person will be assisting the entire management team and will take minutes in all relevant meetings both on and off site.

In addition, this role assists management with general administrative functions such as filing, correspondence, maintaining contracts databases, general systems and administrative process etc.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Matric

Secretarial Diploma preferred

2+ years secretarial or transcription experience

Excellent typing skills - fast and accurate with a speed over 60 words per minute.

Good command of the English language.

Legal Secretarial, or transcription background preferred.

Familiarity with MS Word and generally computer literate

Strong Administrartive skills and experience

Presentable, professional and able to engage with colleagues and clients at all levels.

 

Package & Remuneration

R20K per month negotiable 

Cost to Company package that includes a medical aid allowance and provident fund contribution.

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Location: Eastgate Johannesburg
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 20,000.00

A well-established law firm based in Rosebank, Jhb, is looking for a Senior Conveyancing Secretary, who will be working with Absa and Nedbank bonds.  There will also be some transfer work to be done.

You must meet the following requirements:

At least 5 years' experience or more working with Absa and Nadbank bonds

Must have at least 5 years' experience working on Lexis Convey, Stordoc and WebConvey

Must be a mature candidate, who can work efficiently and independently 

Must be bilingual in English and Afrikaans

Transfer experience would be advantageous 

If you meet the above requirements, please forward your cv to yolisa@agclegal.co.za. 

 

 

Location: Rosebank
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

A digital trading company, with an international footprint, is looking for a specialised Compliance Offer to join their busy team.  The successful candidate must have an LLB and come from a call centre environment, where they are ensuring compliance and regulations are being adhered to on a daily basis.

Job Description:

Monitor and evaluate compliance within the business as well as develop risk management plans. Identify and report on potential or actual non-compliance, including breaches and risks (including actually or potentially unusual transactions). This position encompasses implementation and development of non-conformity, corrective and preventative actions.

Education & Experience:

  • Tertiary degree in LLB, BComm Law or similar
  • 2 - 4 years' working experience with regulatory compliance matters in a call centre or in the financial services industry
  • Experience leading a team (advantageous)

Role Description:

  • Monitor and evaluate call monitoring and KYC functions.
  • Identify and interpret applicable compliance requirements.
  • Identify and provide staff (individuals and/or teams) with relevant training needs on various legislative requirements.
  • Identify, investigate and report to management on suspicious or high-risk clients and transactions
  • Report and conduct/direct investigation on risk and compliance issues
  • Periodically evaluate existing clients according to established policies and procedures 
  • Remain abreast of industry changes
  • Assess the possible impact of regulatory development on operations of the business
  • Implement, monitor and ensure compliance with relevant standards, processes and best practices
  • Apply knowledge of current legislation in identifying non-conformance and related risk
  • Design, recommend & implement improvements in communication, monitoring & enforcement of compliance standards
  • Design and compile compliance monitoring plans and compliance risk management plans (CRMP’s) as required by relevant legislation.
  • Implement coverage plans which talk to regulatory universe including the scoping and interaction with business, process analysis and report writing
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with relevant internal parties including the coordination across compliance departments ensure effective coverage of compliance risk.
  • Provide professional advice and guidance on compliance matters and resolutions of compliance monitoring issues.
  • Conduct compliance audits and draft compliance reports for submission to relevant internal committees.
  • Review of all critical business policies from a regulatory compliance perspective and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Regulatory follow up on issues identified and raised in reviews to ensure resolution of corrective actions.
  • Identify behavior of sales agents that may place the company at risk
  • Complete special projects, and miscellaneous duties as prescribed by Management

If you meet the above requirements, please forward a copy of your cv to yolisa@agclegal.co.za.

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

Our client is a large JSE Listed mining concern based in Sandton. They are looking to employ an Assistant Company Secretary at Holdings level.

The Role:

This position reports directly to the head of the Secretariat at our client, and fulfills a more administrative Company Secretarial role than the traditional Assistant Co sec position, as this role will not be as involved in arranging meetings and taking minutes, but have a far more advisory and Risk Management component.

Our client has created a new role and is looking for a confident Assistant Company Secretary who is on top of their game when it comes to regulations, the companies act King IV and other Governance legislation.

This person should have an appetite for databases, structures calendars with reminders etc. Nothing should get past this goalie.

You will be reporting directly to the Head of Governance and the Secretariat and you need  to have all the answers ready.

Manage the Statutory Calendar of the Group - when does the company need to submit what? You will be the person they ask.

Entity Management - you need to be on top of all that is CIPC, Mining Regulator etc.

Do you spot a risk, bring it to the correct person's attention and make sure it is sorted out. Get involved and take responsibility. You will need confidence here.

Be deadline driven and super jacked when it comes to submission of documents and making sure the Board has approved everything timeously.

Requirements:

LLB or CIS or both or could also come from an accounting background.

Solid Company Secretarial and Governance experience at Assistant Co Sec Level. 2+ years at least.

Experience in a reputable law firm or auditing firm, or similar as the environment is rigorous, and fast paced.

Outstanding administrative skills

Organised and structured individual

Good communicator in English both written and verbal

Confident and responsible

Based in Sandton

Salary - Market Related and negotiable - R600K

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Location: Sandton
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 600,000.00

A globally recognised skin care brand, with a number of global awards, is looking for a Paralegal / Legal Secretary, who has extensive experience in Intellectual Property (IP), in both Trademarks and Patents.  This position is based in Cape Town.

This position requires the successful incumbent to work closely with the CEO and Scientific Director, as well as with the Attorneys and external clients. Legal knowledge and experience in working within a corporate legal team are key requirements for this position.  This position will best suit a Legal Secretary who has worked in an IP law firm or a Non-Admitted Attorney with IP experience, but not looking to be a Legal Advisor..

Minimum Requirements:

Matric plus a Paralegal Diploma

LLB, Non-Admitted Attorney 

5-10 years’ work experience in an IP law firm or legal department of a corporate company with a focus on IP work

Working on all aspects of intellectual property, patents, domains, trademark prosecution and litigation

Key Performance Areas:

• Work closely with the CEO to develop policies and procedures and implement best practices for legal matters affecting the company.

• Draft and retain basic legal correspondence across all areas of the business e.g.:  New Distribution Agreements; Service Level Agreements; Restraint of Trade Agreements; Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements; IP Draft License Agreements, Letters of appointment, etc.

• Report on distribution agreements that need to be resigned or updated.

• Contribute to trial preparation in litigation practices.

• Attend to basic clerical tasks, such as organizing and managing files & documents, photocopying, making and receiving phone calls, and filing correspondence.

• Maintaining and monitoring patent database for deadlines and status checks.

• Reviewing incoming correspondence from attorneys and foreign counsel.

• Assist in quality assurance review for new trademark filings by noting and referring any errors or omissions during docketing to attorneys.

• Monitor up-coming due dates for all pending applications during each phase.

• Perform preliminary trademark "knock-out" searches using electronic and online search tools.

• Entry and maintenance of the IP trademark list e.g. capturing of certificates.

• Manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology.

• Collect mandatory information for and fulfill intellectual property filing requirements

• Timeous upload of monthly trademark reports to the shared drive.

• Provide administrative support to IP attorneys in all aspects of intellectual property, patents, domains, trademark prosecution and litigation.

• Attend to official correspondence, including but not limited to statements of use, declarations, power of attorneys, amendments, fee payments, extensions etc.

• Coordinate the execution, notarization and legalisation of trademark documents including affidavits, declarations, assignments, and power of attorneys.

• Organise delivery of legal correspondence to attorneys.

• Assist with domain name registration and the continuous ownership.

Knowledge:

• Superior research skills.

• Confidence to liaise with people globally, at all levels.

• Familiar with electronic document management and filing systems.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

• Interpersonal skills.

• Flexible, adaptable and efficient work practices..

• Aid IP counsels as need arises, such as collecting and collating data.

• Ability to recognize and avoid detrimental mistakes by understanding the impact and importance of IP rights.

• Ability to exercise sound judgment and execute against deliverables under tight deadlines and competing priorities.

• Adaptable and open to change, process oriented, global mindset.

• Methods and techniques of legal research.

• Legal terminology, forms of actions, procedures and practices.

• Telephone, office and online etiquette. Skills & Abilities

• Effectively communicate with a variety of individuals representing diverse cultures and backgrounds and function calmly in stressful situations, which require a high degree of sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.

• Treat individuals, attorneys etc. with courtesy and respect.

• Effectively communicate in oral and written form to present arguments and factual statements on legal issues.

• Prepare stipulated agreements, answers, affidavits, declarations etc.

• Read comprehensively and prepare concise written summaries.

• Investigate facts and obtain relevant information.

• Perform legal research and analyse a variety of legal documents, files and records. Qualifications & Experience

If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply, please forward your cv to yolisa@agclegal.co.za.

 
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

Our client is a Technology group in the Cape and they require the services of an experienced Attorney with Compliance experience in specifically POPI, NCA, Retail Regulatory frameworks including; CPA, NCRS etc.

The candidate will also need a background in Competition Law.

Salary: R700K negotiable

EE candidates preferred.

Position is available immediately.

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Location: South Africa
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 700,000.00

Our client is a leading corporate and commercial law firm based in Sandton. They are looking for a Litigation Associates and Senior Associates to join their team expanding team. This is a great opportunity to join a growing firm, that is affiliated a global firm.

 

• LLB degree
• Must be an admitted attorney
• At least 1 year post-admission experience for the Associate roles and,
at least 3 - 5 years' post-admission experience for the Senior Associate roles
• Post-graduate qualification advantageous

 

• Experience in commercial litigation, administrative law, corporate law and dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration)
• Understanding of High Court processes and Commercial Arbitration rules
• Good drafting skills required for legal opinions, pleadings, etc.

Competencies / Personal Attributes:
• Must be well-organized and conscientious
• Strong communicator and negotiator (verbal and written)
• Display good attention to detail
• Resilient personality
• Good interpersonal skills
• Maintain confidentiality
• Reliability and punctuality important
• Must be willing to work in a highly pressured environment

 

Please contact yolisa@agclegal.co.za for more information or to apply for the role.

Location: Sandton
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable

Our client is a prestigeous medium sized corporate law firm, with an outstanding client base and exceptional brand. They have been referring Business Rescue and related Insolvency matters to external partners, but have taken the decision to bring on board a Business Rescue Director with their practice.

Should you be interested in exploring this type of opportunity, have an existing practice and either want to take advantage of having a powerhouse brand behind you, or perhaps want to step outside of tranditional big law, then this option might be right for you.

Our client offers all the back office, finance, marketing and IT infrastructure to assist you on focussing on clients and the matters at hand.

Please get in touch with us to open a dialog and take the first steps to a new chapter. garde@agclegal.co.za

Location: Sandton

Remuneration: Negotiable

Position Details: Full function Business Rescue and Insolvency practice.

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Location: Sandton
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 2,000,000.00

Our client is a boutique Top Tier corporate law firms in Sandton, and they have significant quantities of Employment Law work which they currently refer to associated outside law firms. They have therefore taken the decision to bring a Labour Law practice on board.

They are looking for a Labour Law Attorney/Director/Partner with their own practice and team, to join them. Preferably with corporate clients and who are able to fit in with Chamber's rated level of law firm.

The professional needs to be able to carry their own costs, but our client will offer additional matters and employment law related instructions on an ongoing basis.

Our client has a terrific brand and international exposure and offers stability with outstanding growth potential. They also have everything in place to assist you in running your practice's finances, marketing, administration etc, whilst you focus on clients and the actual work.

Should you feel that your practice could benefit from either the growth offered by a medium sized Corporate firm, or perhaps you wish to venture outside of the larger law firms, please get in touch with us. garde@agclegal.co.za

 

Location: Sandton
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 2,000,000.00

Our client is an international Mining Company and they need the services of an experienced IR Manager on site in the Northern Cape.

The candidate needs to be prepared to relocate to the Northern Cape, or be based there already.

We are looking for an experienced Industrial Relations professional.

 

Location: Northern Cape
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: ZAR 1,200,000.00