Senior Associate

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Foreshore, Western Cape

  • R700,000 - R900,000 pa cost to company

  • Job 2227798 | Ref KM

  • Posted 22 Jun 2018 by The Appointment Firm

About the Position

A top law firm is looking to employ the services of a seasoned Senior Associate. The ideal incumbent will be an admitted Attorney with corporate law experience. First preference will be given to candidates with private equity experience in a corporate environment.


  • Forming part of the negotiation team for the negotiation of transactions and transaction agreements
  • Drafting term sheets
  • Conducting and managing due diligence investigations and legal vendor due diligence investigations into the business and affairs of companies
  • Drafting acquisition and disposal agreements
  • Drafting agreements regulating the relationship between shareholders
  • Drafting deeds of trust establishing employee share ownership programmes which are compliant with the BEE Act and implementing black economic empowerment transactions
  • Drafting advisory memoranda in relation to company law and corporate governance matters
  • Drafting commercial agreements
  • The preparation of circulars for public M&A transactions together with assisting with the structuring and implementation of takeovers of public companies
  • Drafting memoranda relating to approvals required in the context of a given transaction structure and commenting on the given transaction structure
  • Advising clients on the Companies Act, the JSE Listings Requirements and the TRP Codes
  • Overall transaction management and management of in-country local counsel


  • Relevant Law Degree
  • 2/3 years' experience in a similar role

Desired Skills

  • Private Equity

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Prosecutor / Advocate

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

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