RS Consult: Candidate Attorney


About the job

Sector: Legal Services

Location: Cape Town Northern Suburbs, South Africa

Employment Type: Full-Time

Salary: Competitive with Benefits

About the Firm:

Our client prides itself on a legacy of legal excellence, offering comprehensive legal services across a range of disciplines. As part of their ongoing growth and dedication to legal perfection, they are seeking a dynamic and ambitious Candidate Attorney to become part of their esteemed team.

Role Summary:

This is a unique opportunity for a Candidate Attorney to immerse themselves in a wide array of legal dealings. Under the mentorship of seasoned attorneys, you will develop an in-depth understanding of South African legal practices and refine your skills in legal research, document preparation, and client representation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in representing clients in courts and tribunals, engaging in litigation
  • Dealing with matters over a wide range of legal matters ranging from corporate law to debt collection processes, conveyancing, criminal law, civil law and family law
  • Support in drafting and preparing legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, motions, and agreements
  • Contribute to providing sound legal advice and guidance to clients on various legal issues
  • Participate in legal research and analysis, interpreting laws, rulings, and regulations
  • Support senior attorneys and growing in your professional development within the firm


About You:

  • A recent graduate with a completed and obtained LLB degree, ideally seeking admission as an Attorney in South Africa or currently undergoing the process
  • A foundational understanding of civil and criminal law, procedures, and court processes. Exposure to other areas of law would be advantageous
  • Excellent analytical, research, and negotiation skills, with attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to foster trust and collaboration
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to professional ethics, integrity, and continuous learning
  • Proficiency in English and Afrikaans is highly desirable


We Offer:

  • A competitive entry-level salary package with benefits, including medical aid, group risk, and retirement annuity options
  • Exceptional career development opportunities within a dynamic and supportive legal firm
  • A collaborative work environment that values team spirit and professional growth
  • Exposure to a broad spectrum of legal matters, ensuring a diverse and enriching experience

Application Deadline: 20 February 2024

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