Senior Associate | M&A (233 views)

Cape Town
May 7, 2019

Job Description

Our client understands the needs of a business environment, the fast turnaround times as well as cost-effective solutions. With this large law firm that has decades of experience next to their name, they strive for excellence when rendering their services. Their client-focused outlook ensures that the work is best suited for each client with the appropriate pricing structures. This independent law firm has offices across the African continent; all knowledgeable enough to handle in-country or cross-continent business. They help to minimise risk and leverage business opportunities across Africa.

Job Summary

  • Internally and externally focused business development by providing assistance to the Partners;
  • Working with various teams to understand client needs and promote expertise to existing and prospective clients;
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties for accurate execution of mandates;
  • Assist with ensuring that mandates are delivered on time;
  • Advise mergers and acquisitions as well as other commercial transactions;
  • Management of the changes to the scope of the work of a mandate;
  • Attending to small and large matters independently;
  • Management of relationship with the client and stakeholders.

Qualifications & Experience

  • An admitted attorney with a strong academic record;
  • 5+ PQE in a corporate commercial department;
  • Experience with commercial transactions and project management, M&A;
  • Goal orientated and the ability to be an active team member;
  • The ability to self-regulate;
  • Strong analytical tools;
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage client relations, billing processes and practice management in general;
  • Training will be provided.
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