About the Firm
Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400employees operating out of 26 locations across Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa andthe Middle East.
We have a long-standing reputation for deliveringhigh-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors andgeographies in which our clients operate.
Our global reach ensures that we arewell-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a fullrange of legal disciplines.
The firm has significant multinational credentials in thefinancial services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advancedmanufacturing and technology sectors.
Services provided across these sectorsinclude asset management and investment funds, corporate and M&A,commercial, competition, litigation and arbitration, banking, restructuring,insurance, regulatory, construction, projects, pensions, property, planning andenvironmental, procurement, outsourcing, employment, share plans andincentives, technology and tax advice.
We champion change and promote progress to make business workbetter for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity andinclusion initiatives to create an environment in which its peoplecan flourish.
We operate an agile working scheme, which offers our employees flexibilityin terms of where, and how, they work.
We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery. Forexample, the firm has developed a number of in-house legal technology andproject management solutions, operates a hub of freelance lawyers, calledVario, and a global Diversity and Inclusion consultancy, Brook Graham.
Putsimply, we offer a range of professional disciplines to our clients, enabled byour people, process and technology.
Pinsent Masons has achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500UK guide than any other firm, won the "Law Firm of the Year Award 2019 Legal Business" for the second time and is recognised among the mostinnovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times.
Pinsent Masons was alsonamed Law Firm of the Year 2018 by The Lawyer, and is ranked No 4 on the UKStonewall Workplace Equality Index 2020 and named as one ofStonewall’s Top Global Employers 2020.
We are currently looking to recruit a talented construction andengineering disputes lawyer with 4 -8 years PQE to join our ConstructionAdvisory and Disputes team in Johannesburg.
Candidates must be technically excellent but, equallyimportant, commercially aware and enthusiastic about business development.
They will be a team player with a strongclient focussed approach and excellent communication and organisationalskills.
Background to the Team
Consistently ranked number 1 on a global scale for construction,energy and infrastructure with a first class team of over 170 lawyers, PinsentMasons LLP is recognised both internationally as the leading adviser to theconstruction and engineering industries and for infrastructure and energyprojects.
We have an unrivalledreputation in acting for contractors, project companies, developers, publicbodies, funders and insurers.
We act fora large number of top contractors worldwide and an impressive range of privateand public sector clients.
Our deep understanding and close alignment to the constructionsector enables us to offer an "entire project life cycle" service toour clients.
Our legal services span internationalprocurement techniques and strategies (including PFI and FIDIC) and all formsof dispute resolution
The successful candidate should have broad rangingConstruction Dispute Resolution experience and will be :
SouthAfrican law qualified
Technicallyexcellent, but equally important commercially aware and enthusiastic aboutbusiness development
Ateam player with a strong client focussed approach
Anexcellent communicator with strong organisational skills.
What will we offeryou?
Weare a market leading, dynamic and growing global team who work together toproduce outstanding results for our clients.
Our training will assist you to develop as a specialist with valuable sector knowledge and the ability to deliver "best of breed" services.
Should you require further details, please contact ourin house Lateral Recruitment Manager Tia Jawed who can discuss the role andrequirements.