We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our award winning regional construction team based in South Africa. The firm's renowned construction dispute resolution ability means that we are well-equipped to handle litigation and transactional work with ease. Most of the projects are on a large scale and have a high profile within the local and international construction market.
Managing a caseload of mainly contentious construction matters
Assisting Partners with advisory work during project construction phase
Drafting and assisting with the negotiating a wide variety of building/ engineering contracts
Providing advice on warranties, guarantees and appointment documentation
Assisting Partners in delegation of work to and supervision of juniors in team
Working closely with clients and continually developing the aptitude to foster long term client relationships
Active participation in practice group business development
Strong academic background and training from a recognised international firm/practice
At least 4 - 5 year's construction experience gained at a reputable law firm with a strong reputation in the field of construction litigation.
An ability and willingness to work on both contentious and non-contentious matters is essential.
Regional experience with a focus on SA matters is necessary
Proven track record in taking a lead role in complex and high ZAR value litigation.
A real interest in marketing/business development and the ability to foster long term relationships
A willingness to assume responsibility and take a pro-active and commercial approach to issues