• Durban, South Africa
  • 29th Jan 2019

Legal & Compliance Manager / Advisor - 36 year old EE female, living in Durban with 9 years post articles experience. She has Rights of Appearance in both Magistrate and High Courts. She has a BCOM Degree, LLB Degree (Cum Laude), an LLM in Medical Law and recently completed a Facilitator course with an NQF level 5, accredited by SETA. She worked at a Law firm as an Associate from 2006-2010, specializing in Civil Litigation, Insurance and Contract Law, as well Family and Labour law. However when the department closed down she took up the position as a Professional Assistant, at another legal practice,  where she worked for 4 and 1/2 years (leaving for maternity reasons). The areas of specialization focused on Medical Negligence, Third Party and Road Accident Fund Claims, as well as on Commercial Law. She was also appointed as the practices Compliance Officer in terms of FICA. Furthermore she is a Facilitator and part time Law Lecturer at a private institution, lecturing to first year paralegal students. The subjects include legal principles, business and office administration, research methodology, business ethics and IT administration. She has several years’ trial experience with Family Law from domestic violence, to maintenance and divorce matters as well as with general civil and insurance cases. This includes drafting the processes, briefing counsel when required and conducting trials and negotiations when necessary. Her commercial law experience includes drafting and vetting contracts, lease agreements and debt collection.  She completed a contractual post at the Road Accident Fund, where she was employed as an Expert Management Unit Officer, primarily handling auditing of medical invoices, liaising with medical experts and panel attorneys, together with enforcing compliance of SLA’s and fund directives. More recently she is involved with legal consultancy, providing business and commercial advice to organizations, including attending to Labour Relations issues.

This experience has been vital to her role as a Facilitator as she is able to implement company strategy and policy. Having supervised and trained staff, she will be able to guide and mentor a team, in order to achieve projected targets.

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Legal Counsel / Legal Advisor with Masters Degree
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Law Firm, Law School, Government
Salary bracket
R600 000 p.a.
Consultant Name
Cindy Caldwell
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