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Senior Legal Advisor: General legal Advisory Services

Company South African Civil Aviation Authority
Reference # Senior Legal Advisor: General legal Advisory Services
Published 21/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
To provide general legal support services to SACAA. Ensure that SACAA is protected against any legal risk by providing legal and technical support services i.e. by drafting legal opinions, vetting of exemptions, vetting and drafting of contracts, advising on any legal matters; drafting and vetting of legal and non- legal documentation, provide legal support services in meetings when requested to do so by SACAA Divisions. Draft Board and Executive Committee submissions.
Job Functions Legal
Industries Aviation
Specification
Provision of general legal support service

Drafting of board and Executive Committee submissions, draft monthly reports, assist the Senior Manager: Legal and Aviation in analysing exemptions and providing legal advice thereto; vet proposals for amendment of regulations and technical standards when delegated by Senior Manager: Legal and Aviation Compliance ; Perform any other function for Legal Department when delegated by the Senior Manager: Legal and Aviation Compliance; provide any legal advice when assigned to do so.

Drafting of Legal Opinions

Research and draft accurate and legally correct legal opinions. Recommend the course of action to be taken.


Litigation Process

Consider the merits of the matter.
Research the legalities pertaining to the matter and ensure that SACAA is protected against any legal risk that may arise.
Coordinate, provide assistance to, monitor and guide the attorneys in the litigation matters.

Drafting of Contracts

Draft, vet, interpret and advise on contracts to ensure compliance and to protect the interests of SACAA.

The SACAA will process applications as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us within 90 days
after your CV has been received by us, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Employment equity candidates will be preferred.

“All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting”.
Requirements
B Proc or LLB; admitted as an Attorney or Advocate (with pupilage)
5 years experience as an Attorney or Advocate, relevant exposure to among others Interpretation of statutes, Admin Law and Commercial Law in General
Job Closing Date 27/02/2020
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