Junior Legal Advisor (Ref: TDBJLA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Legal sector in Bellville, Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Wednesday 23 January 2019
Job Description:

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

Admitted attorney

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.

Please contact Tamrin de Beer