New Edge Law
Jul 16, 2021Full-time
An innovative and technology driven full-service law practice is currently seeking meticulous and skilled lawyers to assist in the management of its growing operations. Responsibilities Drafting and reviewing contracts and policy documents for clients Assisting the Firm’s clients in resolving contractual disputes Managing the Firm’s litigation matters Identifying appropriate regulatory requirements for businesses and assessing their level of compliance Identifying areas of risk in business operations and taking steps to safeguard client interests Managing the lodgement of court documents Counselling clients with respect to corporate structures and business franchising Determining appropriate licensing requirements for businesses and assisting in their procurement Handling matters of general commercial and property law Monitoring the work of paralegal and administrative staff Assisting the Firm in recruitment efforts Preparing bills of costs and undertaking other accounting practices Requirements Bachelor's degree or higher in law with the excellent academic record One to five years' post-qualification experience in commercial law is preferred; however, exceptional candidates with shorter experience will be considered Strong well-rounded technical knowledge and experience in various areas of commercial law will be highly regarded A passion for legal research and pursuing excellence at work Experience in commercial litigation will be highly regarded Certification and experience as a mediator or alternative dispute resolution practitioner will be an added advantage Working knowledge of popular legal research database solutions such as LexisNexis, Westlaw, etc. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to interface at all levels, building strong relationships internally and externally Exemplary organisation and time management skills Strong commercial/business acumen A passion for a career in commercial law Benefits The salary package offered for this position is competitive and also includes a range of benefits, including: Ongoing training through the Firm’s professional development program Sponsorship and support in pursuing professional certifications Refreshments provided daily Monthly social activities A prime city office location The position would suit someone who thrives in an enterprising and challenging work environment. Furthermore, the abilities to work to stringent deadlines and perform well under pressure are integral to the role. The role may involve working long shifts and weekends. It’s imperative that candidates consider their ability to commit to a serious, time-intensive role before applying. The Firm’s work culture offers rapid career progression with additional incentives to reward high performance.