Junior Director/ Senior Associate- Litigation Department

Synopsis

An exciting new position has become available for a Junior Director/ Associate to join the litigation department at a prestigious boutique commercial law firm based in Sandton. The incumbent must demonstrate a strong command of legal and technical issues in general commercial litigation. The candidate should be able to give sound legal advice and analyse legal matters holistically in a manner that demonstrate technical expertise and tactical awareness. He/she should be able to work independently with minimum supervision and demonstrate the ability to work on complex legal matters. Teamwork, interpersonal skills, good written and oral communication are necessary to deal with current and potential clients as well as team members and seniors.


Minimum Requirements

• LLB degree, LLM would be advantageous
• South African admitted attorney
• 5 – 7 year’s post qualification experience
• General / Litigation experience necessary
• Labour Law and Insolvency Law experience will be advantageous


Role Description

• Demonstrate sound legal technical ability, knowledge of South African Law including procedural law applicable to all types of South African Courts
and Tribunals
• Provide legal advice and opinions
• Draft and review legal documentation, with emphasis on pleadings and notices.
• Work on complex legal principles/concepts without the use of precedents
• Build, manage and maintain client relationships
• Manage and litigation matters from inception to conclusion
• Collaborate with other legal professionals on matters
• Business development
• Billing and invoicing of clients


City: Sandton

Salary: TBD

Duration: Full Time