Litigation and Dispute Resolution Director

  • Permanent
  • Ref #403964AH
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Johannesburg North, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Legal, Professional
Employer Description

A well established boutique Niche Law firm located in Sandton.

Job Description

Our client, a leading boutique law firm, located in Sandton has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned admitted attorney to join our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. This is a great opportunity for a forward-thinking, talented Director/Partner who has experience in representing and a working knowledge of Public Sector enterprises as the firm does a lot of work for state-owned companies. The successful candidate will be working across a variety of legal disciplines and to succeed should be able to apply that knowledge and experience in this role.

Role Responsibilities:
• Independently facilitate matters
• Write legal opinions
• Compile and review contracts
• Review tenders and proposals
• Supervise and train the junior attorneys and candidate attorneys
• Maintain a disciplined administration of the practice
• Maintain daily time-recording
• Consult with and advising clients
• Conduct legal research

Qualifications

LLB degree. Admitted Attorney. 8 - 10 years post admission experience most of which must have been spent in a law firm.

Skills

Have sound litigation and legal dispute resolution experience. Have general labour and employment law; corporate and commercial law; and administrative law experience. Be pragmatic and solution-driven, with an understanding of each client's business and economics and the factors that drive a client's decision-making processes. Have strong communication skills - verbal and written (with a focus on plain English). Have a strong work ethic and an ability to conceive strategy, exercise initiative, take responsibility. Be capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Be able to thrive in a team environment. Be extremely detail oriented. Ability to understand various legal and financial instruments. Have a stellar reputation in the industry relating to: Ethics, Diligence, Skill,

Salary / Package

Remuneration commensurate with experience and skills and is subject to negotiation

Benefits

Negotiable