Associate Corporate Commercial and Litigation Attorney – Claremont, Cape Town

We are looking for a sound and experienced commercial attorney with 3 years plus PQE to assist us with legal commercial matters. The candidate must have solid experience with complex corporate commercial transactions including corporate restructuring, share subscriptions and sales, sale of businesses, and mergers and acquisitions. They must be well-versed in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex agreements. Experience in privacy work will be welcomed. Litigation experience also a bonus.

The correct person will:

  • Be able to work alone and be self-motivated;
  • Have a good command of written English;
  • Have a background and experience in corporate commercial law and law of contract;
  • Have excellent communications skills and confidence when speaking to clients, colleagues and parties on the other side of the deal;
  • Have a good analytical ability and strong attention to detail;
  • Have good general commercial awareness and be able to quickly grasp an understanding of how individual businesses operate so as to understand a client’s business and needs and provide them with relevant and real advice;
  • Be solution and deadline driven;
  • Be confident when confronting something they haven’t done before; and
  • Be able to train more junior attorneys and assist in growing our corporate commercial department.

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.

Applications to include a motivation letter and CV to be sent to Elizabeth Frans on