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Junior Litigation Associate (full-time, Cape Town)

GSM Law
Tokai, Western Cape
Full-time

Location

Tokai, Western Cape

Full job description

Junior Litigation Associate (full-time, Cape Town)

We’re looking for a dedicated and experienced litigation associate to join our team in Cape Town. Our department is young and dynamic, and we’re based in Cape Town. We focus on delivering high quality legal services, fresh thinking, and working cohesively and harmoniously as a team.

Our ideal candidate is reliable and consistent, and will have a strong understanding of court processes, excellent organisational skills, a keen interest in litigation, and the willingness to mentor juniors.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with clients and key stakeholders in a professional and effective manner
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior staff members
  • Work closely with the team to ensure efficient case management
  • Conduct legal research, prepare legal documents, and attend court proceedings as required
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail and accuracy in all work performed

Requirements:

  • Admitted attorney with at least 2 years’ PQE in a litigation practice
  • Strong knowledge of civil procedure
  • Ability to work independently and oversee portfolios
  • Willingness to engage and train candidate attorneys
  • MS Office expertise, particularly with Word and Outlook
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to maintain accuracy under pressure
  • Valid driver's license and / or own means of transportation
  • Preference will be given to EE candidates
  • Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience

We offer a competitive salary, based on experience and qualifications.

If you meet the requirements and are interested in this position, please submit your application, including your resume and any additional supporting documents.

We appreciate all applications; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Bachelors (Required)

Experience:

  • post article commercial & litigation: 1 year (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Tokai, Western Cape (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Tokai, Western Cape: Relocate before starting work (Required)