• Position Filled
  • Paarl

Website Grape Hub

Legal Advisor


Grape Hub is a fast-growing import & export company which sources a wide range of fruits for delivery to high quality retailers across Europe.  The company currently has a vacancy for a Legal Advisor at their South African office in Paarl.

The successful candidate will report to the company’s Directors who are based in the Netherlands and Paarl, and will be responsible for providing support to the business regarding legal compliance and governance matters.  Other duties will include the following:

  • Compilation and oversight of commercial agreements including supplier, agency and forward exchange agreements
  • Drafting and management of contracts with service providers, customers and agents locally and abroad
  • Evaluation of terms and conditions of agreements and ensuring compliance
  • Assistance in the facilitation of negotiations and annual renewal of insurance policies
  • Evaluation and administration of insurance claims
  • Company secretarial responsibilities including registration of documentation with the CPIC and Dutch Chamber of Commerce
  • Management of exporter registrations and compliance with SARS, APAC and other relevant exporter bodies
  • Management of import registrations and compliance with the Dutch tax office and other relevant importer bodies
  • Drafting of employment contracts, shareholder agreements, MOI’s and company policies
  • Management of labour law compliance including adherence to privacy protection legislation
  • Management of intellectual property portfolio, including trademarks and domains
  • Legal matters that arise from business developments including setup of new business entities locally and abroad
  • Liaison with third party legal experts


  • Relevant degree in law
  • Completion of articles together with 2-5 years of professional experience
  • Experience in the South African and European fruit industries will be beneficial
  • Proven knowledge and experience in commercial and contract law
  • Excellent communication and administration skills
  • Willingness to expand legal knowledge and develop with the company


To apply for this job please visit www.dittojobs.com.