Lawyer, Corporate – Legal Process Outsourcing

Synopsis

Our client is a global law firm with its outsourced legal services centre based in Johannesburg. They are looking for Corporate Lawyer to join their LPO team.
The corporate team includes, but is not limited to M&A, capital markets, investment funds, commercial contracts, corporate restructurings and regulatory matters.


Minimum Requirements

• Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
• 1 years' experience gained in the corporate practice area.


Role Description

Lawyers work closely with Senior Lawyers and Senior Managers, supporting them on fee-earning global projects. Lawyers undertake the more complex reviews, drafting and negotiations across a range of deal types within Corporate. They will also be expected from time to time, to step up and lead projects or specific workstreams on a mandate, supervised by Senior Lawyers and Senior Managers, who will support as necessary.
Key responsibilities
• Conducting fee earning work directly, and as required brief and instruct Legal Analysts.
• Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of relevant areas of law to the corporate practice.
• Working with legal technology tools appropriate to the relevant matter (e.g. artificial intelligence tools for DD).
• Ensuring compliance with financial disciplines on matters.
• Operating as part of the global team, liaising with clients and teams elsewhere in the firm as required on fee-earning or other projects.


City: Johannesburg

Salary: R500K CTC

Duration: Permanent