Dispute Resolution - Senior Associate
Robert Walters
Sandton, ZA
5d ago

A Top Tier Law firm is looking to hire Dispute Resolution Lawyer with a strong emphasis on construction litigation. The ideal candidate should be achievement oriented, focused and able to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment.

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
  • Travel

  • The successful candidate will be expected to travel and work outside South Africa on a regular basis.
  • Skills & Experience

  • SA qualified and admitted attorney
  • At least 4 years post article experience in commercial dispute resolution
  • Significant experienced in construction related disputes
  • Court and arbitration experience is preferable (required)
  • A thorough knowledge of the procedural requirements of civil litigation and arbitration
  • Passion for litigation
  • Keen to learn and grow
  • The ability to self-regulate
  • The ability to work as a member of a team
  • Being proactive in achieving goals and exceeding goals
  • Going the extra mile
  • Ability to work long hours when necessary
  • Ability to work well under pressure without compromising work quality or standards
  • Ability to handle high volumes and many matters as well as meet deadlines with the view to adding value to the client by delivering the required results
  • Ability to assist with knowledge transfer to junior professionals and take advantage of team interactions
  • Ability to produce consistent high-quality work
  • Display honesty and integrity at all times
  • Ability to communicate well in writing and verbally, with good presentation skills
  • Being proactive in marketing yourself, the team and the firm
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