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Legal Counsel wanted immediately: APPLY NOW

Legal Counsel wanted immediately: APPLY NOW

Job Description

Shell South Africa Refining (Pty) Ltd is looking to give an attorney an opportunity to work as a Legal Counsel.

Position purpose:

Professional, timely, cost-effective and practical legal advice and support to the Shell Downstream business in South Africa encompassing Manufacturing, Retail, Global Commercial and Trading & Supply businesses.

Principal accountability:
Legal advice and support to the Downstream business.
Reactively identify legal risks and alternative strategies in a defined area.
Ensure documents reflect accurately commercial decisions, at all times consistent with legal
obligations and the Shell Control Framework.
Represent Shell vis-à-vis third parties.
Instruct and manage external counsel.

Special challenge:
A high-volume practice that requires one to be flexible and support other members of the team

Commensurate to experience.


Experience and qualifications required:
Admitted attorney
Law degree and professional legal qualification
Strong academic background and capable of applying jurisprudence in real situations
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good drafting skills
Fluent written and spoken English
Knowledge of commercial law, company law
Knowledge of marketing and advertising law, competition law and data privacy law is an advantage
Influencing, negotiating and facilitation skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Company Description

Shell has been active in South Africa since 1902. Our main business activities in South Africa include Retail and Commercial Fuels, Lubricants and Oils, Aviation, Marine, Manufacturing and Upstream Exploration. Our head office in South Africa is based in Johannesburg.

Throughout its long association with South Africa, Shell has played an important role in the country, not only as a premier oil company, but also as a committed corporate citizen and change agent.

Our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people form the basis of the Shell General Business Principles.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Country of Work Location

South Africa
City, State (if applicable)

Work Location

No. of Positions

Job Expires


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