Legal Advisor at Hello Group

  • Salary Rand 2000-3000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Master
  • Number of vacancies 2 openings
  • Job experience 2 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Hello Group is looking for a legal advisor to be responsible for providing clients with legal assistance and advice. The responsibilities of a legal advisor include drafting legal documents, structuring solutions for issues, and providing support in legal issues.

To be successful as a legal advisor, you should possess excellent analytical, research and writing skills, the ability to make good judgments, and be able to work well within a team. Ultimately, a top-notch legal advisor should have strong communication skills, be able to manage a large workload with a tight deadline, and remain up-to-date with laws.


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • AML/CFT Certificate preferable but not essential
  • Admitted Attorney (South Africa)
  • 1-3 years post-admission experience within a law firm or in-house environment.
  • Experience in drafting and reviewing a variety of contracts is essential to this position.
  • AML/CFT experience preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in Fintech, Financial Services or Telecommunications industries is preferable but not essential.


  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • IT literacy / Computer skills – MS Office
  • Good research ability
  • Good Organisational and Time Management Skills.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change.
  • Problem solver.
  • Ability to work with confidential information, and maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Duties and Responsibilities
Job Summary:

  • You are an Admitted Attorney looking for in-house experience and have a passion for contracts and compliance. You like to think outside the box to solve complex problems and keep updated with new legislation and legal trends. You can work in a diverse environment and form legal opinions in multiple disciplines or fields.


  • Junior In-house Legal Counsel / Junior Legal Advisor
  • Draft and review International Remittance/Money Transfer Agreements;
  • Highlight the legal risks, and present mitigating factors concerning the identified risk(s) to relevant business units;
  • Assist with the AML/CFT due diligence process;
  • Assist with the onboarding of third-party service providers globally;
  • Attend to all ad hoc legal matters affecting the remittance business and other business within the group;
  • Draft legal letters for the group and draft ad hoc legal agreements (nationally and internationally);
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing group policy documents;
  • Draft, and review, various commercial legal agreements applicable to the group;
  • Advise the group on general legal matters and stay up to date with legal/regulatory changes that have an impact on your business unit;
  • Review and develop the group’s current legal processes;
  • Meet predetermined targets and timelines as set by the Head of the Department in respect of the above from time to time;
  • Refer matters to an external legal counsel should it be required and approved by the Legal Manager;
  • Draft legal opinions; and Contract negotiations with third parties.

Regulatory Compliance

  • Advise on the influence of legislation applicable to the different group divisions and their clients but with a primary focus on the remittance business;
  • Provide oral and written legal opinion reports on research conducted as well as on various aspects of foreign and domestic law;
  • Interpret contracts, legislation, and regulations;
  • Compile regulatory compliance processes to assist the group in complying with regulatory obligations;
  • Ad hoc regulatory compliance duties; and
  • Meet predetermined targets and timelines as set by the Legal Manager in respect of the above from time to time.

General Legal Advisor Responsibilities – Legal Services

  • Provide legal assistance under the umbrella of shared services to the group;
  • Liaise with various divisions of the group as well as with external stakeholders regarding all legal matters; and
  • Meet predetermined targets and timelines as set by the Head of the Department in respect of the above from time to time.

Legal and Compliance Administration

  • Maintain legal agreement templates, including, but not limited to; non-disclosure agreements, Remittances / Money Transfer Agreements and other agreements;
  • Ensure that the group is equipped with all the necessary resources and tools to fulfil all legal and compliance tasks; and
  • Meet predetermined targets and timelines as set by the Head of the Department in respect of the above from time to time
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