Legal And Compliance Counsel


South Africa

Ref: GP186-5228

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is working with a Global Company which is looking to hire a Legal and Compliance Counsel to join their legal department in Johannesburg.

The role will involve working with all corporate, contracts and compliance maters across the Africa Region. The successful candidate will coordinate and manages Legal, Compliance and Data Protection topics within the Southern African Subsidiaries as an interface between the corporate function General Counsel (including Legal, Compliance and Data Protection / Information Security) and the Corporate Function and the regional and local organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one a high profile Global Company which is well established in the market with clear long-term career developments prospects. The Company offers an exceptional remuneration package.


The Company is interested in speaking to candidates based in Africa, with strong legal background in the region. You must hold a bachelor Degree in Law, having 3 to 5 years post qualification experience in Contracts and Corporate matters. Relevant experience in Compliance and Data Protection / Information Security are advantageous. Excellent communications skills in Business English both written and verbal. This role will require travel across South Africa.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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