Junior Litigation Attorney

Reference: 9422 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson 

Job Description: 

  •  Assist senior attorneys in all aspects of litigation matters, including case analysis, strategy development, and trial preparation.
  • Conduct legal research, analyze case law, statutes, and regulations to support legal arguments.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including complaints, answers, motions, and discovery requests and responses.
  • Prepare for and attend hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials as necessary.
  • ⁠Communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel, and internal stakeholders.
  • ⁠Manage and organize case files, documents, and evidence.
  • ⁠Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative legal strategies and solutions.
  • ⁠Stay current with developments in case law, legal trends, and procedural rules relevant to litigation practice.

Qualifications: 

  • Relevant Qualification needed
  • 1-3 years of litigation experience, preferably in a law firm setting.
  • ⁠Strong research and writing skills, with the ability to analyse complex legal issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with clients and colleagues.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools, such as Westlaw or LexisNexis, and Microsoft Office Suite.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.