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Reporting to the Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, the Legal Manager shall be responsible for reviewing, interpreting and translating legal requirements and effectively communicating these to the business and external stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives
  • in a variety of legal topics.
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies.
  • Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance.
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues. a
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (CONTINUED):
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization.
  • Conduct work with integrity and responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with the internal controls, statutory regulations and other formalities.
  • Handle litigation.
  • Keep up with current changes on all relevant areas of laws and contributing to the enhancement of the knowledge base of the company’s legal function.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION:
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Honours Degree + a license to practice law in the High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal. Those with a Master’s Degree in Law will have an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’experience as a legal practitioner + Experience as a legal counsel in a busy environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive stratgies.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity + Sound judgement and abiity to analyze situations and information.

A competitive package will be offered to the successful candidates.

How to apply

Application letters and curriculum vitae addressed to the ‘Executive Search Division – Ref: 08/06’ must reach either address, below, by 14th September 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Blantyre:

Global House, Kristwick, Chipembere Highway, Box 2051, Blantyre, Malawi

Lilongwe:

Red Cross Building, Area 14, City Centre, Box 30440, Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Mzuzu:

MPICO House, Box 33, Mzuzu, Malawi

Email: jobs@amgglobal.co.mw


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  • Location
    Blantyre City
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    15 Sep, 2019

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