Legal Counsel

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Legal Counsel

  • Post Date:November 9, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Banking
Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head of Legal in supporting the long-term growth of the business by providing pragmatic and effective legal advice to manage legal risk across the business and assist in the design and implementation of procedures to effect the reduction of this risk.
  • Assist the Head of Legal in providing legal advice to senior business managers as required, to ensure that legal issues are identified and resolved and that legal risk is managed appropriately within Zimbabwe.
  • Assist the Head of Legal to identify and review legislation and regulatory guidelines and assess their impact on the operations of the businesses in Zimbabwe.
  • Assist the Company Secretary’s delivery of high-level business information/data relating to business activities.
  • Assist the Company Secretary provision of company secretarial service and advice to senior management within First Capital Bank in Zimbabwe, including listing obligations (debt and equity), AGM, financial Report and Accounts etc.
  • Assist the Company Secretary management with database of information on Group companies and directors.
  • Assist the Company Secretary in monitoring Corporate Governance regulatory and statutory developments.

Skills and experience.

  • Wide experience of a significant number of those areas of business law relevant to Banking namely banking Law, company Law, lending, products litigation, employment law, commercial contracts, etc
  • Strong technical legal ability.
  • Wide experience and full understanding of legal risk management.
  • Company secretarial experience.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in managing a team.


  • Law Degree is a minimum requirement.
  • A business qualification is an added advantage.

Application instructions

Email CVs to: [email protected] and please kindly indicate the role you are applying for in the email subject

Application deadline: 15 November 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted