Senior Associate - #306000


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Soweto, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Reference: JHB003045-LF-1

We are currently seeking a Senior Associate with 3 to 5 years PQE with an insolvency law background to join our client’s dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of insolvency processes and regulations, excellent analytical skills, and a proven track record of providing high-quality legal advice and representation to clients. An understanding of insurance law will be an advantage.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Law
  • 3 to 5 years PQE in insolvency law, preferably gained at a reputable law firm
  • Strong knowledge of insolvency laws, regulations, and procedures
  • Insurance knowledge an advantage
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and stakeholders
  • Proven ability to manage a busy caseload and work effectively under pressure
  • Salary is market related, depending on experience and references with a profit share structure.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Manage a diverse caseload of insolvency matters, including bankruptcies, liquidations, receiverships, and restructuring.
  • Provide strategic advice to clients on insolvency-related issues, including risk assessment, compliance, and recovery strategies.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support client matters and provide well-reasoned advice.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including petitions, agreements, court pleadings, and correspondence.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, mediations, and court proceedings related to insolvency matters.
  • Collaborate effectively with partners, associates, and support staff to ensure timely and efficient delivery of legal services.
  • Stay updated on developments in insolvency law and related areas to inform client advice and strategy.

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