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Junior Legal Advisor

Cape Town, Western Cape
6 days ago
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Job Description

RPO Recruitment’s client, a renowned Building Consultant with a footprint throughout South Africa is currently seeking a Junior Legal Advisor to join their team of professionals in their Cape Town offices. As a Junior Legal Advisor, you will work closely with senior advisors and assist in providing legal advice and support to clients.


  • Providing general legal support to the different divisions of the company: Finance & Management Support / Management Programme / FCA’s / Professional Services
  • Drafting of legal documentation, including contract templates, default notices, PSP appointment letters etc. e.g. Sub-consultant, PROCSA and CIDB templates and Addenda
  • Vetting and compliance: All legal documentation drafted on behalf of third party funders
  • Monitoring ongoing litigation and disputes, vetting court documentation where applicable
  • Client liaison Attorney liaison
  • Liaising with employers and/or Consultants on legal matters on behalf of the company
  • Attending to registration of securities and signing of irrevocable payment undertakings and perfecting of securities
  • Attending to legal correspondence with all relevant stakeholders, including employers, clients and third parties
  • Assisting with special tasks on an ad hoc basis
  • Identifying and managing potential legal risk
  • Ensuring that all suspensive conditions are met prior to Clearance being given (FMS)
  • Ensuring that all contract documents are correctly executed
  • Assist with debt collection on behalf of the company: Drafting of LOD / AOD and monitoring repayments
  • Setting and meeting collection targets as per agreement by the company
  • Attending debt collection meetings
  • Instructing external attorneys per requirement
  • Attorney liaison and responding to queries and requests for information
  • Assisting with trial preparation – documentary evidence, briefing of witnesses etc
  • Drafting and submitting of reports to Legal Manager as required
  • Drafting offers of employment & employment contracts
  • Assisting with disciplinary matters including the drafting of disciplinary documentation e.g. charge sheet / record / outcome
  • CCMA: Attendance of hearings / Hearing preparation & trial bundles
  • Redrafting of Company HR Policies: Monitoring input from external and internal stakeholders and driving to completion
  • Monitoring performance gradings and providing guidance to the relevant Executive


  • LLB – Admitted attorney (admitted conveyancer will be advantageous)
  • At least 5 yrs Post Qualification Experience
  • Labour: contracts / CCMA / Disciplinaries
  • Litigation / court processes
  • Legal recoveries
  • Basic knowledge of Contract law – interpretation / drafting / vetting
  • Advantageous but not essential – knowledge of the built environment and the following standard building contracts:

a) JBCC 6.2

b) GCC (2015)

c) NEC4 suite of agreements

  • Experience in policy review


  • Salary: R360 000 – R420 000 per annum ctc

RPO is a Specialist Recruitment Agency that provides candidates and clients with unique recruitment solutions tailored to their needs. We focus on helping you reach your personal and professional goals by connecting you to your perfect career path.


  • Apply for this role today, contact Keegan Wolhuter at RPO Recruitment, on LinkedIn
  • You can also visit the RPO Recruitment website: or email us: [email protected]


We will contact you telephonically in 3 days should you be suitable for this vacancy. If you are not suitable, we will put your CV on file and contact you regarding any future vacancies that arise.