Leading Investment company in Bellville requires a Junior Legal Advisor for a 12 Month internship contract
Main job function
Position within the legal team, as Junior Legal Advisor;
The junior legal advisor will report into the Chief Operating Officer, but will work closely with the legal advisor;
The purpose of the role is to provide legal and compliance support to the group;
Relevant qualifications and experience and fit with the current team critical.
B Com/BA, LLB or B Proc
Commercial experience required.
EE candidate preferred.
Candidates who have completed their articles or with 1-3 years working experience post articles will be considered.
Understanding the existing regulatory structures governing financial services would be an advantage.
Drafting/reviewing different types of commercial agreements, specifically agreements relating to fund management business activities and ensuring that the business is not exposed to unnecessary risk;
Assist/resolve ad hoc legal issues;
Attend and respond to ‘Know Your Client’ and anti-money laundering legislation information requests from service providers;
Work with brokers to open trading accounts for new Company funds;
Assist in reviewing and interpretation of new (applicable) legislation / sub-ordinate legislation (specifically Financial Intelligence Centre Act, Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act and Companies Act as well as applicable international legislation/regulations);
Assessment of feasibility of existing and/or new products and/or enhancements from a legal perspective;
Liaise with outsourced compliance officers;
Monitor the compliance of representatives with the requirements of FAIS;
Drafting company policies and monitoring compliance therewith;
Monitoring ongoing compliance of the business and its portfolios with the legal and regulatory environment.
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.