Commercial Lawyer - Major Organisation - Johannesburg

Fford & Stone
Johannesburg, South Africa (ZA)
Competitive package including bonus & benefits
08 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a major ICT business that develops high-technology solutions. 

They are now seeking to make a new appointment to their Johannesburg office with a talented commercial lawyer to head their operation in-country. 

The role will focus largely on commercial legal affairs. The role-holder will also handle compliance issues, dispute resolution, employment and corporate affairs, together with managing external counsel. 

It is essential applicants have been trained with a recognized international law firm and have also gained experience working in an international business environment - ideally in-house with a multi-national company. 

Please check you match the following profile before submitting your CV:

  • SA Qualified lawyer
  • 4 - 8 PQE
  • International law firm and business experience 
  • Client-facing experience 
  • Adept at building business relationships 
  • Proven negotiator with detailed knowledge of commercial, contract and business law
  • Construction / ICT / Telco industry backgrounds all compatible.


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