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  • Posted: Jun 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Legal Counsel - RBB Credit & Pricing

    Job Summary

    • To provide sound legal advice and support in area of specialisation enabling the provision of legal risk management for the business.

    Job Description

    Accountability: Legal Risk

    • Continued pro-active stakeholder engagement and involvement on a business level
    • Ensure commercially and legally sound guidance and advice in respect of allocated regulatory requirements in a professional and supportive manner; always considering the potential alternatives within the rules and regulations applicable, endeavouring to find solutions to ensure lawfulness and compliance as well as the continuation of business

    Accountability: Commercial

    • Provide tailored, commercial advice as well as recommendations on legality, the lawfulness and enforceability of agreements and documents
    • Good understanding of relevant products and services across AGL and assist in structuring, negotiating and drafting legal agreements and documentation

    Accountability:  Risk and Control 

    • Exercise sound risk judgement based on practice / previous experience and ensures, legal risk management
    • Have a broad understanding of key risks in other areas and partners with others to manage and address them

    Accountability: Teamwork

    • Build strong relationships especially with other colleagues in legal and business stakeholders
    • Assist to develop working structures and best practice guides for use within business 

    Accountability: Technical

    • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of areas of specialisation and consider, comment, draft negotiate and give advice and guidance on documents/ agreements for the business

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

    • Previous experience in Pricing and Credit
    • Working knowledge and experience of National Credit Act
    • Analytical skills
    • Applying practical solutions
    • Strong communication skills at all levels
    • Teamwork
    • LLB is mandatory
    • Post articles completion mandatory
    • At least 2 years (PQE)


    • Bachelor Honours Degree: Law (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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