Senior Legal Associate

Southern Africa
Posted 8 months ago

Reference No. SRCDTSAE

Reference Number: SRCDTSAE


Job Description:

There is an exciting opportunity for a focused and dynamic individual at a well known International Law Group. The Group is one of the leading international legal practices in Africa. Currently operating in Africa and Germany. The firm is headquartered in Johannesburg with over 200 lawyers and business advisors operating across 54 African countries, Europe and the Middle East. The firm assists corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities with their critical business, regulatory and legal issues both regionally and internationally.

The Group is looking for senior associates with experience in the following areas:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Energy
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Taxation and Investment
  • Banking and Finance


They are looking for a candidate who has experience in the Energy sector (preferential), but other sectors could translate such as banking and finance, mining, corporate and commercial, etc. The candidate will be based in JHB but will be required to travel extensively across the continent and Europe to assist clients with agreements and negotiations. International transaction experience with global corporations, banks, governmental institutions etc. is essential. The candidate will be required to also lead a team of associates if required.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a lawyer in an international law firm;
  • Can build and maintain relationships with large clients and governmental institutions
  • Be able to lead and manage multiple teams of legal professionals in different jurisdictions;
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Be highly organized and able to prioritize and manage workload;
  • Possess leadership qualities, analytical and practical problem-solving skills
  • Be able to think outside-the-box and work under pressure
  • Be comfortable with working in a multicultural setting
  • The position will require extensive international travel.

Educational Qualifications

  • LLB
  • LLM or MBA would be advantageous


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at


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Chalden Du Toit

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance


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