Saturday , September 23 2023

Job Vacancies Cape Town – Senior Legal Advisor

Website City of Cape Town

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide high level, specialist legal advice and opinions to line departments in respect of legal issues arising from the interpretation, implementation, and management of commercial and other contracts
  • Provide guidance and input on changes to City supply chain
  • Policies and ancillary procurement related polices and special projects
  • Draft and develop templates for supply chain management contracts.
  • Manage the resolution of legal disputes arising from contracts at court and other forums and ensure adequate protection of the City’s interests
  • Consult, research, draft, vet and amend contracts, specifically, procurement contracts, according to relevant specification, legislation, policy and delegated authority utilising approved precedents
  • Attend to correspondence and enquiries regarding services and ongoing legal projects

Job Requirements:

  • An LLB degree and admission as an Attorney or Advocate (Passed Bar Examination)
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ post-admission relevant experience
  • A valid Code driver’s licence
  • Experience in a relevant legal environment
  • Proven experience in commercial contract drafting and vetting, as well as advisory functions related to commercial contracts
  • Computer literacy
  • Sound knowledge of local government, legislation, policies and procedures

Job Details:

Company: City of Cape Town

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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