Legal Counsel, Cape Town

Last update 2024-02-29
Expires 2024-03-29
ID #2003939078
Legal Counsel, Cape Town
South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Modified January 23, 2024


Our JSE listed client based in Cape Town, is looking for a Legal Counsel to assist the Head of Legal with overseeing the Company’s mining and vessel operations.
The incumbent will play a critical role in

ensuring that the Company operates within the legal and regulatory frameworks , while promoting adherence to

environmental conservation principles.
This role presents a great opportunity for a legal professional with a strong academic background to collaborate with senior staff members and contribute to the organization's success.
The following job outputs are expected:
Human Resources:

Provide general advice, support, and oversight on HR matters; Disciplinary processes; Assist in drafting / reviewing of HR and company policies.

Reviewing authorizations.; Liaising with environmental consultants.; Conducting inspections / auditing of compliance with EMPr.; Liaising with DMRE / DFFE / Departments.; Preparing and implementing SLPs.; Assist in acquiring and maintaining necessary permits and licenses for the company’s operations.; Conduct legal research and analysis on evolving regulations and legislation affecting the maritime and mining sectors.
Company Secretary:

Secretarial documents (AGMs, Board Meetings, General; company admin); Assist the company’s Head of Legal with any ad hoc requests.

Provide general legal advice on a range of issues including commercial transactions, labour, environmental regulations and maritime laws.; Drafting / reviewing agreements.; Implementing / compliance with ESG policy.; Engagement with concession holders.; Company Administration – guarantees, historic matters, authorized representatives, etc.; Assist in the development and implementation of legal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with various laws and regulations.; Collaborate with external legal counsel and consultants on litigation matters as necessary.
Basic Requirements:
LLB Degree
Admission as an Attorney
Master’s Degree in Environmental Law, Mining Law or Maritime Law (highly advantageous)
Minimum of 2 to 3 years industry experience
Commercial and Labour practice (advantageous)
Environmental, mining or shipping law (advantageous)

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Legal counsel

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