Junior Attorney (JHB)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399324BDU
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Legal
Employer Description

General practice attorney in Johannesburg.

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Junior Attorney to join their team in Johannesburg.

Key performance indicators will include –

Corporate Governance Focus:

  • Company Secretarial Support to Clients
  • Supporting the Firm Principal in Company Governor Support
  • Support the Clients on various Software Platforms (Governance Instrument, Appraisal Instrument, POPIA Tool, nCyRisk, and possible others) – working with the Firm Principal in this regard.
  • Data capturing
  • Editing and formatting of Reports into perfect form
  • Supporting the development of standardised Templates – content, policies, procedures.
  • Longer-term: ISO3700 implementers and certification of Governance Compliance.

Legal Support Focus:

  • Commercial Agreements
  • Other Legal work our firm deals with
  • Supporting the on-going development of a Legal Audit Software Tool
  • Supporting the future development of the ISO3700 Governance Manual into a Software Tool

Important qualities or traits the ideal candidate should have:

  • Understanding of the Companies Act and the King Code
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Able to follow instructions and direction of the Firm Principal
  • Professional communication
  • Time Management and meeting deadlines
  • Need to be available after hours and on weekends, when necessary, on a voluntary basis, especially in the current economic climate.


  • Admitted Attorney – with up to 2 years’ experience


  • Strong computer literacy - especially Word and Outlook.
  • Must be interested in and wanting to work in Corporate and Company (Commercial) Law.
  • Helpful if this person is interested in and/or additionally qualified in Compliance.
  • GhostPractice of other Legal Practice Management Software experience is a bonus.
  • Must be able to type well.

Salary / Package

R15,000 (Negotiable depending on experience)