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  • Posted: Feb 22, 2021
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    Associate - Dispute Resolution and Litigation

    Experience and Qualifications

    • LLB degree with no less than an upper 2nd class honours.
    • Hold a current Practicing Certificate.
    • Have at least three to four years’ post admission commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience in a top tier or medium-sized law firm.
    • Have strong advocacy skills and experience appearing and conducting court matters before the superior courts as well as the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
    • Have strong negotiation skills.
    • Have demonstrated experience in handling complex commercial disputes for corporate and multinational clients.
    • Have demonstrated experience in providing advisory and strategic advice to corporate clients and multinationals.
    • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a large and dynamic team.
    • Have good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills.

    Job Accountabilities:

    • Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents including pleadings, notices, affidavits, and correspondence;
    • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising in commercial litigation;
    • Consultations with clients and counsel;
    • Reviewing new legislation;
    • Attending court at the High Court;
    • Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters;
    • Ability to have full conduct of court matters, including file management, bring up system and electronic time-keeping.

    Personal Attributes:

    • Takes initiative
    • Perseverance
    • Results driven
    • Solutions focused
    • Team player
    • Ethical
    • Client Focus
    • High Work Standards
    • Planning and organizing

    Computer Literacy

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
    • Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint an advantage

    "Bowmans is an equal opportunity employer”

    Closing date for Applications is Monday 1 March 2021.

    Please include a copy of your CV with your application for it to be considered.

    If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

    Method of Application

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