Located in the heart of Sandton, our Johannesburg office is home to over 130 lawyers who work closely with their international counterparts in our network of over 45 offices around the world.
The ideal incumbent is a passionate and seasoned Commercial Litigation Attorney. His/her purpose is to identify key legal issues and to deliver appropriate, timely, realistic and high quality solutions. Consulting with client and counsel. Providing high quality legal advice to clients. Attending to legal research. Drafting legal opinions, pleadings and correspondence. Preparing cases for trial or arbitration. Litigating in Civil courts, tribunals and arbitrations. Undertaking the legal work to the highest professional and client care standards. Building and maintaining relationships with clients. Computer literate and ability to perform agile working. Full command of the English language and the ability to draft opinions, pleadings and other correspondence in a professional manner.
Minimum 2 years post articles substantive experience. Law degree from a recognized tertiary institution. SA qualified and admitted attorney (essential). Working knowledge of procedural requirements of civil litigation and arbitration.
Initiative: Being proactive and innovative in achieving goals and exceeding goals, going the extra mile. Results driven: Ability to work well under pressure without compromising work quality or standards. Ability to handle high volumes as well as meet deadlines with the view to adding value to the business by delivering the required results. Team work: Ability to work as team member and independently, to assist with knowledge transfer to junior professionals and take advantage of team interactions. Work Standards: Ability to produce consistent high quality work. Ethical: Display honesty and integrity at all times. First Preference will be given to Employment Equity individuals.