Senior Associate Corporate Commercial M&A EE – LEGN105


An international Law Firm based in Sandton is looking for a Senior Associate in their Corporate Commercial department experienced in mergers and acquisitions (across various industries, including private equity) takeovers, formation and initial structuring of new business entities, private equity transactions and general corporate finance.

Minimum Requirements

Skills, abilities and experience
The successful candidate should be an admitted attorney with a strong academic record, and solid experience in the corporate commercial department of a law firm. In addition, the candidate should possess the following:
• at least one year as a Senior Associate in a corporate commercial department
• a thorough knowledge of the law
• experience in commercial transactions, drafting various types of commercial agreements and company law
• a passion for corporate law
• strong analytical skills
• the ability to self-regulate
• excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
• a track record of providing innovative solutions to complex transactions
• the ability to work as a member of a team

Role Description

The Work
The role will involve drafting commercial agreements, the provision of opinions and corporate related work on mergers and acquisitions and JSE related work.

The successful candidate will be expected to assume responsibility for working closely with clients, as well as managing elements of various transactions.

Key responsibilities
Assisting with negotiating and drafting of various commercial agreements and corporate documents
Researching law and drafting opinions
Advising on mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial transactions
Undertaking due diligence investigations
Attending to smaller matters, and larger matters, independently

City: Sandton

Salary: Market Related

Duration: Permanent