Junior Associate –

Junior Associate

Our client is an internationally recognized and leading African law firm, specializing in providing intellectual property and commercial law service. And they require a Junior (mid-level Associate) to join their team.


  • Must be an Admitted Attorney
  • Some Personal Injury and/or Family law background
  • Litigation Experience

Afrikaans speaking (irrelevant of race)

Skills & knowledge:

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office
  • Fully conversant in Afrikaans and English
  • Ability to work under pressure while keeping calm
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and be able to work on several matters at a time
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and become efficient and effective towards carrying out responsibilities
  • Problem solving & decision making
  • Ability to attract clients and build relationships
  • Good base knowledge of family and personal injury law
  • A willingness to go the extra mile and spent the additional time and effort required to achieve objectives and to meet deadlines

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare correspondence to clients and opponents
  • Analyze documentation and instructions and prepare legal advice
  • Prepare instructions to counsel and experts
  • Prepare matters for trial in the High & Magistrate’s Courts, gather evidence, arrange consultations
  • Formulate pleadings, requests for particulars, pre-trial questions and all other court notices
  • Liaise and consult with clients and provide accurate advice and legal opinions
  • Limited appearances in the Maintenance, Children’s and Family Violence Courts from time to time
  • Prepare marketing material, including articles for publication
  • Attend to research
  • Generate fees and grow the practice
  • Ensure proper file and account management
  • Manage support staff
  • Generate and follow up on invoices from clients