Senior Associate/Associate – Banking & Finance (LEGLN78924)


Exciting opportunity has arisen for Senior Associates and Associates in the Banking & Finance department of a prominent Sandton based law firm.

Minimum Requirements

Admitted Attorney
At least one year in a Banking and Finance department in law practice
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

Role Description

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

#Banking #Finance #attorney #economics #business #development #commerce #market #transaction

City: Sandton

Salary: 600k - 1mil (neg)

Duration: Permanent