DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A) Drafting and Preparation of Legal/Credit documents
ü Accurately and comprehensively draft of all legal documents including non-standard clauses and where
required, non-standard credit related documents.
ü Proactively identify and investigate legal issues presented with a view to providing solutions.
ü Provide expert legal advice (whether informal or by formal written legal opinions) as requested from
ü Provide clear and simple explanations to legal issues presented.
ü Scrutiny of signed Legal Documentation and conditions precedent (including for audit purposes) to be
ü Conduct negotiations in a professional manner if delegated to do so.
ü Ensure drafting and formatting of Legal Documentation of a professional standard.
ü Ensure that post approval legal documentations are executed accurately and filed securely. This
includes registration and plotting of mortgages and transfer of ownerships etc.
ü Ensure official and unofficial searches are conducted and reports promptly submitted for collateral
ü Ensure Collateral securities are promptly registered and perfected in favour of the company at all
B) General Legal Risk Management
ü Adhere to the company’s established risk management processes and procedures.
ü Identify any new developments or current requirements in law which necessitates an improvement to
the bank’s standard legal documentation.