Senior Legal Counsel
LegalWise seeks to employ a Senior Legal Counsellor to act as the supervisor of the miscellaneous section, responsible for the day-to-day supervision of a staff complement of Legal Counsellors dealing with miscellaneous files. The focus will be placed on the development and growth of capacity amongst our Legal Counsellors. This position will have to promote excellent service to members through our Legal Counsellors by, firstly, ensuring that internal standards are met and secondly by the development and expansion of available services to our members. You will be responsible for: - Miscellaneous file assessment and quality control. - Telephonic assistance assessment and quality control. - Direct and control miscellaneous operations. - Implementation and assessment of new projects and services. - Assist Legal Counsellors with problem matters. - Provide advice to Legal Counsellors on legal matters and the LegalWise policy. - Attend to and resolve complaints. - Implement and maintain appropriate administrative and staff records. - Supervise staff (train, develop and assess staff). - Assist with ad hoc tasks as and when required. Qualifications and Experience Required: - Must have a completed LLB degree. - Must be an Admitted Attorney. - A minimum of 3-5 years legal experience. - Minimum of 2 years experience in practice - Post-admission. - Good LegalWise policy application knowledge. - Supervisory or management experience or training advantageous Other Requirements: - Own car & drivers licence - Must relocate on own cost - ITC/criminal check will be a requirement - Applicable Psychometric assessment/s will be a requirement.