A Top Tier International Law firm is looking to hire Construction Lawyer with a strong emphasis on construction litigation.
The Ideal Candidate must be technically excellent but, equally important, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development.
A team player with a strong client focussed approach and excellent communication and organisational skills. Key Responsibilities Consulting with clients and / or counsel Giving high quality legal advice to clients Discussing complex legal issues with clients, attorneys and administrative personnel Analysing probable outcomes based on legal precedents Attending to legal research Interpreting laws, rules and regulations Drafting legal opinions Drafting pleadings and correspondence Gathering and compiling evidence Participating in the interview of witnesses Preparing cases for trial or arbitration Maintaining the confidentiality of legal documents and client records Litigating in civil courts, tribunals and arbitrations Building and maintaining relationships with clients Assisting directors with preparation of training and / or other presentations and articles, and where necessary delivering said presentations Undertaking the legal work to the highest professional and client care standards The Opportunity The very best national and international projects work.
Responsibility and opportunities to develop client relationships. Genuine long-term career prospects supported through our "best in class" training and our Academy personal development programmes.
Candidate Summary The successful candidate should have broad ranging Construction Dispute Resolution experience and will be : South African law qualified Must have 1-4 years' PQE in construction and engineering Technically excellent, but equally important commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development A team player with a strong client focussed approach An excellent communicator with strong organisational skills.