Professional Support Lawyer (Corporate Commercial)- LEGMN32300

Synopsis

A Professional Support Lawyer ("PSL") position has become available in the Corporate practice of a top tier law firm in Sandton, Johannesburg.


Minimum Requirements

The PSL should have extensive experience in corporate law and at least 5 years post-qualification experience.
The successful applicant should have an in-depth understanding of the needs of transactional corporate lawyers as well as the ability to help to develop a corporate knowledge and learning strategy for the corporate team and implement projects to meet the team's needs.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential, specifically including legal drafting and research skills as well as the ability to organise thoughts and written material in a clear, commercial manner are essential.
Market Related (Negotiable)


Role Description

Drafting, updating and managing the corporate know-how collections;
Analysing, monitoring and communicating developments in corporate law in order to keep both the team and its clients up to date;
Answering technical corporate law-related questions arising from the practice team;
Working with the firm's Learning and Development team to devise appropriate internal and client training;
Collaborating on the firm's efficiency projects and working with the Business Development team to identify opportunities to deepen and grow client relationships.


City: Sandton

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent