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·        Minimum bachelor of laws degree         

·       Solid commercial drafting, reviewing and negotiating skills

·       Business acumen
  •  Experience within a similar industry sector and/or financial services

  •  Experience in managing litigation matters is essential

·        Top administration skills with a high proficiency in the use of Microsoft office programmes

·        Excellent relationship skills which sometimes may be tested when dealing with pressure      

·         Assertive, proactive and energetic

·         Willingness to work overtime when necessary

·         Strong team player

·         Strong organisational and project management skills

·         Well rounded corporate and commercial experience

·         Experience in an auditing firm and with compliance and company secretarial matters will be an  


·         Adaptive and ability to think on your feet

·         Decision making capabilities

·         Ability to manage with matters with little or no assistance

·         Flexibility to travel if required

Key Requirements
  • Qualified to practice law in South Africa.

  • At least 5 plus years of post-qualification legal experience, preferably with an international law firm and/or multi-national corporation with at least a significant portion of such experience occurring in South Africa.

  • Extensive experience in litigation is required.

  • Ideally, in-depth experience of the professional services industry.

  • Developed commercial awareness with an outcome orientated approach and the ability to apply legal principles pragmatically.


Other Personal Characteristics

  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity.

  • High level of self-confidence and energy.

  • High level of intellectual agility, initiative, self-motivation, resourcefulness, and patience.

  • Pragmatic with strong business acumen.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

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At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference


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