Senior 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 Senior 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.
• 3+ years' PQE gained in the corporate practice area (or equivalent).
• Proven experience of supervising and supporting a legal team.


Role Description

Senior Lawyers are experienced qualified Attorneys, who supervise the work of our Lawyers and Legal Analysts on a day-to-day basis. Senior Lawyers also play a proactive role supporting the senior team with strategic management and delivery of matters, as well as the development of our junior team. They are expected to be able to lead certain projects, escalating to Managers who will support as necessary.
Key responsibilities
• Scoping and setting-up new matters and conducting fee earning work directly, as well as supervising and training teams.
• Supports with pricing at the outset of a matter and then assists in managing costs and billing throughout.
• Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of relevant areas of law, providing technical excellence in relation to one (or more) of the specialist areas of the corporate practice.
• Working with legal technology tools appropriate to the relevant matter (e.g. artificial intelligence tools for DD) and keeping up to date with technological advances.
• Assists with preparing pitch documents and likely to attend client presentations and assist more generally with business development.
• 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: R700K CTC

Duration: Permanent