Candidate Attorney 2025
Allen & Overy
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago

Operating in over thirty countries - and at the forefront of our industry - A&O is one of the world’s leading law firms.

Working together within our teams and side-by-side with our clients to solve every challenge, however complex, we make headlines, break new ground and set precedents.

  • We lead, so others can follow. Ambitious and creative, by embracing new ways of thinking and bringing together the most talented legal minds in the industry, we do more than open up possibilities in law;
  • we provide our people with the space to be themselves, and unleash their potential. We’re committed to supporting a culture that drives diversity and inclusion.

    Every day, we’re working hard to create an environment where you feel that you can bring your authentic self to work. To be comfortable and confident and to be who you are in the workplace. To feel like you belong.

    Bring exciting ideas to the table and we’ll make sure your voice is heard. Demonstrate tenacity and we’ll show you a brave new world.

    If you’re ready to be a part of a team that goes the distance : It’s Time.

    We are currently recruiting for Candidate Attorneys 2025 intake to join the Johannesburg office.

    Training contract

  • Trainee rotation every six months so you will gain experience across various legal sectors : Corporate, Banking, Litigation, and Projects
  • Dynamic work environment and the opportunity to be a part of a leading international law firm
  • Access to our international knowledge platform
  • Varied, interesting work and the opportunity to work with other departments, both in the Republic of South Africa and internationally
  • Dedicated local and global training programmes and professional training in communication, IT skills, management and business development skills
  • Personal contact with local and international clients
  • Career progression and a very competitive salary
  • Key requirements

  • South African undergraduate or postgraduate degree (Bcom Law, BA Law or LLB). An additional degree would be an asset
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Resilient self-starter with the intellectual curiosity and versatility to continuously acquire, build upon and share knowledge
  • Evidence of a keen interest in and knowledge of the legal framework surrounding general financing transactions
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent organisational skills
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills and a good eye for detail
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Strong commercial / business acumen
  • Willingness to be admitted as a notary public
  • A person of sound judgement and core values, able to establish a high level of credibility
  • Rewards & Benefits

    Attractive package including benefits.

    Documents required :

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Latest Academic Record
  • Matric Certificate
  • South African ID Copy
  • Character References (not applicable)
  • Closing Date : Ongoing (please apply as early as possible as we have limited spaces)

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