Junior Partner, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa (219 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
July 31, 2017
  • Junior Partner
  • Transferable book of business
  • Boland Area
  • Experienced Attorney
  • Ability to grow an existing Department
  • Ability to manage and build a team

Job Summary

  • Manage the South African client base   
  • Reviewing and drafting of various commercial agreements
  • Handle all Magistrates’ court and High Court Proceedings
  • Manage instructions
  • Interact with Local Clients and Government Entities  
  • Take a practical and operational approach to the legal function of the firm

About the client

Our client is an established boutique law firm with an existing client base internationally and nationally. The firm is diverse, with an innovative approach handling instruction with success.

Job description

The role will require managing the South African client base. Providing legal services to all businesses and operation of the client in South Africa and the Boland area.

Correspond with all external stakeholders, including but not limited to banks, trust and estate agents.

Ability to generate fees.

The position will be based in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

The person will be responsible for all legal functions in South Africa. This will include training staff and directing candidate attorneys under supervision of the fellow Partners.

Ideal Candidate

An admitted attorney who ideally has private practice experience of 10 years:

  • Own Transport
  • Transferable book of business
  • Fluent Afrikaans and English (Written and Spoken)
  • Knowledge of the local district
  • Local Client base essential
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