Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor
Company:

(Confidential)


Legal Advisor

Details of the offer

KEY OBJECTIVE

Reporting to the Legal & Compliance Manager, the incumbent will perform an effective and efficient Legal Advisor function to the company within the company policies and procedures and relevant legislation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Legal Degree (LLB)
5 years working experience in the legal environment
Admitted Attorney
Practical knowledge of applicable insurance and related legislation.
Ability to interface with clients and staff
Excellent verbal communication and writing skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good presentation skills and ability to interact with senior management.
Experience in drafting Legal documents

DUTIES

Manage sections 56 and 90 cases in terms of COIDA
Drafting of legal documents at the request of EXCO or business units
Review and refer third party claims to attorneys for recoveries
Provide regular reports on regulatory issue
Draft department activity reports
Liaise with attorneys regarding third party recoveries claims
Provide professional written and well researched legal opinions and advice to all business units on request
Instruct and draft briefing material for external legal service providers
Manage all litigation for and against the company and liaise with attorneys and advocates
Ensure recoveries of all fraud claims
Draft and review company policies and product policies
Represent the department at the Claims and Technical Committee meeting
Assist the department with any other ad hoc legal matters

COMPETENCIES
Contributing to Team Success
Managing Work
Initiating Action
Stress Tolerance
Decision Making

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Valid driver’s license
Articulate and able to work with all levels of the company
Able to work independently and under pressure
High level of precision and attention to detail


Source: Executiveplacements


Area:

  • Legal services - Attorneys - Assistants / Lawyers

Requirements


Knowledges:

  • Tax Law