Job Opportunity at Exigent Group Limited, Commercial Associate

Job Opportunity at Exigent Group Limited, Commercial Associate

Exigent Group Limited is a global legal services outsourcing organization, providing advice and delivering a range of legal services, contract management solutions and business analytical tools aimed at reducing risk, improving compliance and driving process and cost efficiencies for clients in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and South Africa. Founded in 2003

Commercial Associate

Cape Town, Western Cape, South AfricaLegalFull time

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  • Exigent is transforming the way legal services are offered by leveraging the power of technology and data that’s locked in contracts and processes. But the data is the cornerstone; it is the people of Exigent that bring this vision to life. We combine the best of tech with the smartest legal and financial brains to cultivate a revolution in the legal industry. Intelligent thinking underpins all our solutions — from contract management to business analytics tools and legal services.
  • Come and learn more about the Exigent family and how we are re-imagining, transforming and revolutionizing the legal industry through technology, AI and data
  • Exigent is a leading alternative legal solutions provider to large corporates and law firms around the globe.
  • We have a number of commercial lawyer opportunities within the business to enhance international companies contract management challenges. You will be part of the solution to these global companies and impart your knowledge and experience to make a significant difference.


Help manage and implement organizational data protection and oversee their Protection of Personal Information (POPI)/ General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance

  • Assess legal position, answer questions, and plan an effective strategy to address labour issues
  • Interfacing with multiple contacts across various business units regarding contractual issues
  • Monitors general inboxes, addresses inquiries and/or forwards as appropriate
  • Risk assessment, contract analysis and comparisons
  • Client relationship management
  • Drafting contracts derogations documents between vendor and client
  • Contract review and comparisons


  • Minimum of 2 years post-admission experience in creating, negotiating, reviewing, and drafting commercial contracts or agreements, including technology agreements
  • Minimum of 5 years corporate/commercial legal services experience post qualification
  • A well-rounded attorney with requisite experience in commercial law, corporate transactions, and compliance and governance
  • A good understanding of data-compliance laws such as POPIA and GDPR
  • An understanding of the regulatory framework in the technology industry
  • Interested in technology locally and abroad
  • Previous experience providing counsel and advice on Labour relations
  • Interfacing with multiple contacts across various business units regarding contractual issues
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word – E.g. keyboard shortcuts; touch typing, familiar with mark-up/tracked changes, and Excel, etc.)
  • LLB Degree
  • Ability to interpret and summarise legal content
  • Good understanding of online technology systems – Web platforms, VPN’s, importing/exporting etc
  • Ability to translate metrics and analyse data
  • Experience in offering guidance on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Experience in formulating complex playbooks/handbooks/policies
  • Experience in establishing best practices and enhancing contract review processes
  • Excellent time management and proven ability to multitask and ensure effective delivery of the priorities to meet targets, objectives, and deadlines

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Job Opportunity at Exigent Group Limited, Commercial Associate


Global organisation and client base with plenty of growth opportunity. Great learning and knowledge imparted. Positive and energetic environment.

Should you apply and not be contacted within 2 weeks please note that your application was unsuccessful. We do however encourage you to continue to apply for future opportunities, as we are an ever growing and evolving company.

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