Attorney – Mandarin Speaking LEGN105


A corporate law firm in Pretoria is looking for an admitted attorney, who can speak, read and write Mandarin for their busy Chinese Practice.

Minimum Requirements

Skills and knowledge
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office
• Fully conversant in English and Mandarin
• Ability to draft documents in Mandarin
• 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
• 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) in South Africa
• Litigation experience

Role Description

• Prepare correspondence to clients and opponents
• Assist in the drafting of corporate communication
• Compile data and statistics for the purposes of report writing and providing feedback to various stakeholders
• Establish collaborative relationships with professionals, support staff and internal/external clients
• 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
• 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

Please submit your cv to

City: Pretoria

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent