Legal Assistant - VR/24049
Legal Assistant required to cover maternity leave for a period of 9 - 12 months. Starting ASAP, the Legal Assistant will report to the Assistant General Counsel and will support with day to day legal tasks including regulatory filings, company secretarial duties and legal administration. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.
Duties will include:
- Providing paralegal and administrative support to the Assistant General Counsel.
- Supporting in all stages of commercial and corporate legal transactions including preparation of documents necessary to minimise legal risk and to comply with local and overseas regulations.
- Legal support for commercial transactions, risk management, corporate governance, real estate conveyances, representation and other intermediary arrangements, joint venture and cooperation arrangements, employee relations, intellectual property, confidential disclosures, licenses, and acquisitions and divestiture.
- Promoting awareness of legal risks.
- Assisting in providing functional (legal) training and oversight of regional contracting staff.
- Assisting in the development and implementation of Corporate compliance programs.
- Assisting with the incorporation and formation of new companies.
- Creating and maintaining an annual timetable for legal and regulatory compliance reporting for individual business units and entities.
- Maintaining records of annual returns and other statutory filings as required.
- Maintaining and updating the Company’s corporate entity information.
- Drafting power of attorneys (POA) and maintaining the POA register / diarising expiry dates.
- Supporting the Commercial Departments in the review / completion of pre-tender due diligence questionnaires and maintaining the due diligence register.
This role requires experience in a similar role and the ability to work on your own initiative.
On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.
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