Corporate/Commercial Partner - Cape Town

Job Title: Corporate/Commercial Partner - Cape Town
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry: Legal
Reference: JM116
Contact Name: James Midlane
Job Published: 17 September 2020
Job Description
Corporate/Commercial Partner  -  Cape Town


A medium-sized firm, known as one of the oldest firms in South Africa. Has been one of our clients for a few years, is currently looking for experienced lawyers with commercial legal experience to join their team. The firm has been rated the top law firm in South Africa in its category five times by the annual independent national survey of all law firms.

Our client is looking for: 

  • An admitted lawyer

  • B. Comm. / BA LLB (or equivalent)

  • Preference will be given to a candidate who has a transferable book of business

  • + 10 years post articles experience in Corporate/Commercial Law firm or in a Senior Legal Advisor role in commerce

  • Solid Corporate experience and a client following are pretty essential

The Role:

  • Be able to provide, sound, quality technical advice, and guidance to clients,

  • Be established and recognised by others in an area of expertise,

  • Be a significant point of contact in your area of expertise for a number of clients,

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and be able to generate repeat business from existing clients,

  • Act as a mentor for, and manage Trainees and Associates 

  • New business development and Client Relationship Management


If you meet the above criteria don’t hesitate to contact us.

If you wish to have a very confidential discussion before applying, please contact us.

If this sounds like someone you know, please make a referral to our Recruitment Partner James Midlane at 

All shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 24 hours, all correspondence between us is treated with the strictest confidence and complies with the POPI Act and GDPR.