Vacancies at Takealot 2022 – Legal Counsel

Website Takealot

JOB DESCRIPTION:, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Legal Counsel I : Regulation and Compliance to join our Legal team in Cape Town. We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative and hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored, as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.


  • Engage with a broad range of external and internal stakeholders to help shape the environment in which the company operates.
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and oversight is in place to constantly improve and test the effectiveness of the overall compliance program.
  • Continually assess and address policy risks by monitoring the public policy landscape, the impact of public policy changes and advising to the business.
    • Develop and implement a regulatory and compliance training and communications program that raises awareness and educates employees

  • Implement policies and procedures related to legal compliance and key risk areas
  • Ensure that all businesses adhere to regulatory requirements.


  • Ability to work hard independently and within a team
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate well orally and in writing


  • LLB, admitted attorney in South Africa or practicing advocate in South Africa
  • 3-5 years post admission experience at a well-established law firm or in the in-house legal department of a large corporate
  • Experience in Ecommerce would be ideal, but is not strictly required (Preferred)


  • Company: Takealot
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Application Deadline: SEE APPLICATION PAGE 

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