Tax Partner (213 views)

Cape Town
February 7, 2018
  • Tax experience
  • Drafting experience
  • Large Law firm experience
  • Hands on Legal Approach
  • 5+ years relevant PQE

Job Summary

  • Act as a partner
  • Maintain existing database of clients
  • Interact with external stakeholders
  • Ability to act independently
  • Accurate advice
  • Great drafting skills
  • Transferable book of business

About the client

Our client is an established large sized international firm with approved prospects of expansion based in Johannesburg. The firm is part of a larger professional society and has a national footprint in all fields of interest. The reputation of the firm exceeds itself and is known for legal expertise.

Job description

The role will require acting as a partner under supervision of the directors. Providing legal services to all businesses and operation of the client in South Africa and other countries under the care of the key Directors.

  • Preparation of Annual Financial Statements
  • Tax calculations and reconciliations
  • Preparation and submission of income tax returns
  • Tax reports, advise and opinions
  • International private client tax consulting (high net wealth & trusts)
  • Tax & Estate Planning
  • Creation and Administration of Trust
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions
  • Tax Administration and Compliance
  • Verifications of Assessments
  • Income Tax Registrations
  • Application for Tax Directives/ Clearance Certificates
  • Vat Registration
  • Employee Tax Registration
  • Securities Transfer Tax
  • Legal advising
  • Ensuring compliance of client companies to the Companies Act
  • Assisting Board meetings
  • Maintaining statutory registers
  • Ensure timely and proper filing of statuary documents to the Registrar of Companies and to the Financial Services Commission
  • Reviewing Subscription and shareholders’ Agreements in mergers and acquisitions
  • Liaison with legal advisors
  • Implementation and drafting of Good Corporate Practice codes for the Group
  • Handle disputes on behalf of the client.
  • Draft all legal and compliance related documentation.
  • The position will be based in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
  • The person will be responsible for all legal functions in his/her portfolio. This will include generating fees and maintaining a current book of business.

Ideal Candidate

An admitted attorney who has private practice and litigation experience:

  • Admitted as an Attorney
  • Own set of established clients that will follow the candidate to the new firm
  • Great Drafting Skills

How to Apply

Please send your CV to Nasreen Chohan on for an initial confidential discussion

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