R15000 - R25000 a monthCommercial Law AssociateO'Reilly Law is a boutique commercial law firm, established the 1st of September 2018. Built on NewLaw principles, we deliver quality and cost-effective commercial law solutions to SME's, Entrepreneurs and Growth Companies. We are on a mission to be a leading legal champion for business owners in South Africa.We're looking for a commercial attorney with at least 2 years post-articles commercial law experience. An individual with a passion for business law and an entrepreneurial spirit will be the perfect candidate.This is an exciting opportunity to establish yourself as a key member of an innovative and up-and-coming law firm. Be part of a firm changing the way commercial law services are delivered.Being a newly established law firm, it is however essential that the candidate demonstrates an ability to manage client relations, billing processes and be pro-active in terms of practice management in general.In addition, the candidate should possess the following:
Experience in commercial transactions as well as commercial dispute resolutions;
Solid grasp on the legal aspects of corporate finance(debt and equity finance);
Have a solution driven attitude in relation to all matters corporate, commercial and contractual:
Excellent negotiation and drafting skills;
A passion for business law;
A passion forworking with SMEs;
Excellent analytical skills;
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written);
An 'idea meritocracy' leadership style;
Excellent business law acumen;
The ability to work as a member of a team; and
A strong work ethic.
The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge and expertise in:
Company Law (drafting governing documents and ability to
provide quality advice);
Commercial dispute resolution pertaining to companies/cc's and trusts (Including the ability to escalate a matter and manage all stages of the litigation process);
Fiduciary Law expertise (Trust Law / Estates);
Acquisitions and Disposals;
Corporate finance law (debt and equity financing, VC/PE);
General business law.
2+ years' post article experience in a corporate and commercial law environment.
Remuneration:R15,000 - R25,000+ Commission StructureStarting Date:February 2019Should you be interested in this role, kindly apply with the following information:
Detailed CV; and
Copy of recent payslip.
Job Type: Full-timeSalary: R15,000.00 to R25,000.00 /monthExperience:
post article: 2 years (Preferred)
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