Associate – Banking & Finance (LEGLN56125)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate in the Banking & Finance department of a prominent law firm based in Sandton.

  • Drafting, reviewing and amending documentation
  • Providing strategic guidance to clients through strong market awareness and an understanding of key objectives
  • Managing client expectations, deadlines and project delivery appropriately
  • Collaborating across teams, departments and jurisdictions in a fast paced, intellectually rigorous environment
  • Leadership and supervision of junior team members (as appropriate)
  • Recognising opportunities for business development, assistance with and implementation of group and firm-wide business development strategies
  • Proactive engagement with clients both on and off deal with a view towards building and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Assisting with billing activities and timely invoicing
  • provide transactional /   banking and finance advice and assistance to the stakeholders involved;
  • advise on legal and limited regulatory requirements;
  • conduct legal due diligence on behalf of the firm;
  • manage and implement the firm’s internal policies and procedures;
  • provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of staff

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Admitted Attorney
  • At least one year in a Banking and Finance department in law practice post admittance
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Resilient self-starter with the intellectual curiosity and versatility to continuously acquire, build upon and share knowledge
  • Evidence of a keen interest in and knowledge of the legal framework surrounding general financing transactions
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent organisational skills
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills and a good eye for detail
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  •  An interest in commerce/business
  • Clear understanding of law firm economics and an understanding of the firm’s strategic priorities
  • A person of sound judgement and core values, able to establish a high level of credibility

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Posted in AGC Legal, Attorneys & Legal Advisors Pr.

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