Posted time 18th September 2023 Location Johannesburg Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 4 years legal advisory in short term insurance
  • Salary: R770 000 ctc

A well known short term insurance services company based in JHB North is looking for a Legal Advisor to provide an effective legal service to the company and conduct legal research, provide legal impact analysis and advice to ensure awareness on new laws.


  • Provide and/or facilitate delivery of legal advice, guidance, and support to enable the business to achieve its business imperatives
  • Draft legal opinions, memoranda, and other related legal documents
  • Identifying, advising on, and evaluating legal risk
  • Supporting and enabling the business to develop policies and procedures to effectively manage the legal risks identified
  • Providing pro-active support and innovation in the structuring of all internal and external partnerships to ensure compliance with legislation
  • Reviewing and signing off policy wordings and other related documents as requested by the business
  • Managing litigation processes by briefing and appointing attorneys in litigation matters and facilitating the defending or settling of litigation matters
  • Researching and analysing the implications of case law, legislation, and regulatory matters
  • Managing outsourcing legal services in terms of engagement with external Attorneys and managing legal costs by being proactive in assessing legal matters
  • Manage the delivery of litigation support to the business and manage legal costs by being proactive in legal matters.
  • Draft and conclude SLAs with external Attorney’s that are on Sasria’s panel to ensure that sound, accurate and cost- effective legal advice is received.
  • Research and remain up to date with all legislative developments and advise business on aligning changes to business imperatives.
  • Provide detailed Monthly Progress reports as requested.
  • Manage an effective diary system.
  • Negotiate settlement of claims with all relevant stakeholders/Agent companies
  • Maintain a schedule of all claims that have been escalated to Legal by updating the status of such claims
  • Review and provide advice on new products and services.
  • Legal Research & Training
  • Compliance with the legal Framework as it relates to contracts and other related matters
  • Maintain a register and schedule of all contractual matters.
  • Contract register to be reviewed and signed off by Senior Governance Manager and Executive Manager.
  • Development of policies and procedures


  • Grade 12 plus LLB or equivalent Legal Qualification
  • Admitted attorney
  • 3-4 years post admission experience
  • At least 3 years post admission experience in claims litigation, Short-term insurance and contract drafting (non-Negotiable).
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret the Short-Term insurance Act, Insurance Act, Financial Sector Regulations Act, PFMA, Treasury Regulations and FAIS etc.
  • Knowledge and experience of Companies Act
  • Sound knowledge of claims principles as well as claims management.
  • Knowledge of short-term insurance products (advantageous).

If you meet the requirements and are interested please submit your updated CV to

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