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Job Information
LocationCape Town
SalaryR1.3mil – R800k
Job TypePermanent
EducationLegal degree
ExperienceMinimum of 3-5 years' experience in Conveyancing

Job Description

A reputable Independent Power Producer who has been exceptionally successful throughout the various REIPPP stages is looking for a Conveyancer to manage all the various land rights that pertain to the development, construction and operation of wind and solar renewable energy projects.

This position requires an individual who has a solid understanding of conveyancing and property matters and experience in commercial property transactions. In addition, the candidate should be dedicated, achievement-oriented, focused and able to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment.

The candidate will be expected to assume responsibility for leading and managing various property transactions.

Minimum requirements:

• Admitted Attorney & Conveyancer

• Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in Conveyancing

• Legal degree with advanced Conveyancing knowledge.

• Minimum 5 years (post admission) strong and proven Conveyancing experience in the property law environment.

• Must be able to handle complex transactions.

• Previous experience with an IPP in solar PV and wind energy projects. (advantageous)

• Strong commercial background. (advantageous)

• Fluent Afrikaans and English.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Lead and manage the conveyancing processes on matters connected with the various projects including drafting option agreements, lease agreements, addenda, cessions and assignment of leases, renewal of lease agreements, etc.

• Responsible for identifying legal risk and compliance relating to property transactions and ensuring that same is implemented and managed effectively;

• Participate in lease negotiations, drafting and reviewing of property contracts within the Group.

• Ensure that project agreements are comprehensive, complete and risks are addressed appropriately.

• Facilitating the due diligence process relating to property.

• Ensuring overall project property compliance during the various project phases from bidding/tendering, throughout the financial close process and up to commercial operation of the various power plants under the REIPPP Programme and similar programmes and private off-take PPAs.

• Provide high quality advice relating to property to the various project teams to ensure effective corporate governance, risk planning and compliance with statutory responsibilities, and to ensure that commercial obligations, financial and qualitative targets are properly addressed.

• Being the centre point interfacing between all stakeholders providing input into the operations of the various project land use agreements in order to ensure that project’s land use agreements are comprehensive, complete and risks are addressed appropriately.

• Assisting the legal bidding and financial closing teams.

• Liaise and lead in managing the third parties and their legal advisers on matters connected with the various projects.

• Lead on any land-related contractual disputes or adjudication claims, dealing directly with senior legal representatives of the counterparty organisations.

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to or call Roxanne/Hannah/Stella on 021 555 0432.

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