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Corporate Commercial Associate at Law firm

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Sandown, Gauteng

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2226992

  • Posted 20 Jun 2018 by Taylored Appointments


About the Position

An opportunity has become available at a top tier law firm to join their Corporate and Commercial Department

The ideal candidate will be an admitted attorney with at least 2 years post articles experience in corporate commercial law.

Key Functions
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to;

  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • structuring and re-structuring of business entities;
  • corporate affairs;
  • corporate governance;
  • general corporate and commercial work, including legal due diligence;
  • insurance- law related workstreams, including regulatory reviews;
  • familiar with all phases and elements of transactional work in relation to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity;
  • familiar with the drafting/reviewing of commercial contracts, including without limitation M&A and banking and finance related transaction agreements
  • familiar with providing legal and regulatory advice;
  • familiar with phases and workstreams for public-private partnerships;
  • familiar with empowerment legislation and applicable codes thereto;
  • reviewing legislation, furnishing legal opinions and advice on a wide range of legal issues;
  • manage work streams on transactions;
  • delegate and work with junior professionals.

Other requirements

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to administer and execute instructions, from receipt to conclusion, with minimal professional supervision.
  • Strong organisational skills, meticulous and high attention to detail
  • Ability to work towards deadlines in a highly pressurized environment
  • Ability to take initiative and assume responsibility for monitoring expeditious progress of transactions

Desired Skills

  • Interpersonal and Communications skills
  • administer and execute instructions
  • organisational skills
  • attention to detail
  • deadline driven
  • take initiative

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

About The Employer

Law firm


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