8 Dec 2017


AdrienneCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Investment group client seeks a Legal Advisor to join their team. This warm and performance driven team of investment professionals seek a Legal candidate who will provide key legal advice and support their investment business, as well as other divisions in their group. Large focus on asset management and hedge funds covering interest rate swaps, options, forwards, ISDA, GMRA, master agreements etc.


Cape Town based – S/Subs


The role in a nutshell: Drafting and reviewing legal agreements, strongly focused on asset management and hedge funds. Provide key legal advice and support primarily to their diversified investment business offerings. Role covering interest rate swaps, forwards, options, ISDA, GMRA and GMSLA Master Agreements, return swaps,as well as hedge funds and private equity. Advising business on impacts of legislation and changes.  Drafting of legal opinions, legal documentation management, legal risk management reporting and assist Legal Manager on ad hoc projects for the business, too. Additional info available on application.


Qualification and experience required

  • Minimum of completed LLB / BCom LLB
  • Admitted Attorney, preferred although not essential
  • Minimum of 3 – 4 years experience in a similar legal role withing asset management / investment banking covering interest rate swaps, forwards, options, ISDA, GMRA and GMSLA Master Agreements, hedge funds
  • Must have a good working knowledge of financial market legislation covering FMA, CISCA, FAIS, LTIA, OTC derivative markets and relevant regulations
  • Good financial markets and instruments knowledge as well as understanding of the asset management industry preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge and excellent drafting skills, ability to interpret legislation and have good problem solving skills

How to Apply

If you’re a legal candidate with this experience and are interested in working for a team of investment professionals who are driven and have a strong work ethic, then please forward me your CV or drop me a line at adrienne@candidateconnect.co.za

Please note that if you have not received a response within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it as unsuccessful for this particular role – thank you.

Job Categories: Financial Markets. Job Types: Full-Time.

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