Associate – Litigation EE – LEGN105

Synopsis

Our client, a prominent Law Firm based in Pretoria is looking for an Associate to join their Litigation team with the following experience and qualifications


Minimum Requirements

Requirements
Computer literate in Microsoft Office
Fully conversant in Afrikaans and English
Ability to draft documents in Afrikaans
Ability to work under pressure while keeping calm
Ability to work independently, use initiative and be able to work on several matters at a time
Good communication skills
Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
Willingness to learn and become efficient and effective towards carrying out responsibilities
Problem solving & decision making
Ability to attract clients and build relationships
Good base knowledge of family and personal injury law
A willingness to go the extra mile and spent the additional time and effort required to achieve objectives and to meet deadlines
Qualification and experience
Legal qualification (Admitted Attorney)
Family law and Personal Injury background
Litigation experience


Role Description

General Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare correspondence to clients and opponents
Analyze documentation and instructions and prepare legal advice
Prepare instructions to counsel and experts
Prepare matters for trial in the High & Magistrate’s Courts, gather evidence, arrange consultations
Formulate pleadings, requests for particulars, pre-trial questions and all other court notices
Liaise and consult with clients and provide accurate advice and legal opinions
Appear in the Maintenance and Family Violence Courts from time to time
Prepare marketing material, including articles for publication
Attend to research
Generate fees and grow the practice
Ensure proper file management
Manage support staff
Generate and follow up on invoices from clients


City: Pretoria

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent