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Browse a selection of exclusive local and international mandates currently handled by GRM. For a complete list of all legal job opportunities on offer in one or all of our markets, please contact us

Mid-Level Litigation & Corporate Associate, 3-6 years PQE, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

International Law firm

JOB:

One of the very best International law firms is looking for first-class Corporate and Litigation Associate for their Sandton office.

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting structure
  • Good remuneration. 

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level Corporate experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Litigation Partner, Hong Kong

LOCATION:Hong Kong
CLIENT:

Hong Kong law firm

JOB:

A fast-growing UK law firm, really shaking it up in the Hong Kong legal market is looking for a Litigation partner

A great opportunity to join a growing law firm. 

  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting Associate structure
  • Good remuneration.

This firm is going places.

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Corporate Partner, Hong Kong

LOCATION:Hong Kong
CLIENT:

Hong Kong law firm

JOB:

One of the very best growing Hong Kong law firms is looking for a first-class Corporate Partner for their Central office.

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting structure
  • Good remuneration. 

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Funds Partner, Hong Kong

LOCATION:Hong Kong & Offshore
CLIENT:

International law firm

JOB:

A number of roles in this space, one with an Hong Kong law firm and two with Offshore Law firms

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting structure
  • Good remuneration. 

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Regulatory Partner, Hong Kong

LOCATION:Hong Kong
CLIENT:

International law firm

JOB:

One of the very best UK/International law firms are looking for a first-class Regulatory Partner for their Central office.

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting Associate structure
  • Good remuneration.

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Commercial Partner (Mining/Energy), Johannesburg, South Africa 

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

Mining & Energy law firm

JOB:

Our client a Mining & Natural Resources boutique and award-winning law firm is looking for a Corporate and Commercial law Junior Partner to join their relevant, responsive and practical specialised team in Johannesburg 

The primary roles for the Junior Partner will include, but are not limited to:

  • Forming and sustaining long-term partnerships with key stakeholders in the mining, natural resources and infrastructure sectors. 
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of operations surrounding the relevant sectors.
  • Provide multidisciplinary legal services to the clients. 

The Candidate must have:

  • 6+ years post qualification experience. 
  • Must have existing transferable book and client base.
  • A solid corporate and /or commercial law experience. 
  • Experience in mining and natural resources will be advantageous.
  • Be willing to add flexible and adaptable responses to client needs across numerous African jurisdictions.
  • Work hand-in-hand with the legal specialist team to anticipate challenges of clients in the mining sector and proactively address them.
  • Display and attitude of commitment to growth, development and transformation

 

If you are interested in this role, please contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com for a confidential discussion Ref GHaia8

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

IP/Trademark Corporate Partner, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

Johannesburg law firm

JOB:

A top-five South African law firm with the resources to tackle the most challenging and pressing IP matters, is looking for an IP/ Trademark corporate partner to join their team in Johannesburg 

The Role: 

  • Be able to provide sound, quality technical advice and guidance to clients 
  • Ensure you and your team members record and bill their time in accordance with policies and procedures 
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and be able to generate repeat business from existing clients

The Candidate: 

  • An admitted lawyer 
  • Post Qualification Experience of 10+ years
  • Preference will be given to a candidate who has a transferable book of business 
  • An expert in corporate, litigation, finance or private equity law, particularly with regards to intellectual property and trademark law 
  • Solid transaction experience.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com for a confidential discussion Ref BB001S

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Employment Partner, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

Johannesburg law firm

JOB:

Our client is one of the oldest law firms in South Africa. They have been rated the top law firm in South Africa (in their category) by the annual independent PMR.africa national survey of law firms

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

The Candidate: 

  • An Admitted lawyer 
  • B.Com/ BA LLB (or equivalent) 
  • Preference will be given to a candidate who has a transferable book of business 
  • 10+ years post articles experience in a corporate/ commercial law firm environment on in a senior legal advisor role in commerce. 
  • Solid company law, labour law, competition law, consumer protection and commercial contracts experience 

If you are interested in this role, please contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com for a confidential discussion Ref DDS001S

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level law experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Corporate Partner, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

Johannesburg law firm

JOB:

Fast-growing BEE level 1 law firm, really shaking it up in the Sandton legal market.

A great opportunity to join a growing law firm. 

  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting Associate structure
  • Good remuneration.

This firm is going places.

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level Corporate experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Litigation Partner, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

Johannesburg law firm

JOB:

Fast-growing BEE level 1 law firm, really shaking it up in the Sandton legal market.

A great opportunity to join a growing law firm. 

  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting Associate structure
  • Good remuneration.

This firm is going places.

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level Litigation experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Corporate Associate, 3-6 years PQE, US Law Firm, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

US Law Firm

JOB:

One of the very best US Law firms is looking for a first-class Corporate Associate for their Sandton office.

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting structure
  • Good remuneration.

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have Corporate experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Mid-Level Litigation Associates, 2-5 years PQE, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

International law firm

JOB:

One of the very best International law firms is looking for first-class Litigation Associates for their Sandton office.

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting structure
  • Good remuneration.

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have Litigation experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Litigation Partner, Johannesburg, South Africa

LOCATION:Johannesburg, South Africa
CLIENT:

International law firm

JOB:

One of the very best International law firms is looking for a first-class Litigation Partner for their Sandton office.

  • Your work will be cross border
  • Clients are across all commercial industries
  • There is a supporting Associate structure
  • Good remuneration

Contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com, for a confidential discussion.

CANDIDATE:
  • Must have top level Litigation experience
CONTACT:Rob Green

Senior Legal Manager, Telecommunications Company, Sandton, Johannesburg

LOCATION:Sandton, Johannesburg
CLIENT:

Telecommunications Company

JOB:
Our client is a Telecommunications Company. Their Sandton office is looking for a Senior Legal Manager.
The Senior Legal manager role:
  • has a full commercial outlook
  • in a very busy environment
  • more details can be given
If you are interested in this role, please contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com for a confidential discussion

 

CANDIDATE:

Must have top level Legal experience

 

CONTACT:Rob Green

Global Leasing Lawyer (contract), Investment bank, Hong Kong

LOCATION:Hong Kong
CLIENT:

Investment Bank

JOB:
Our client is a major International Investment bank. Their Hong Kong office is looking for a Global Leasing lawyer for a 12 month contract.
The candidate must the following experience:
  • Transaction structuring, documentation and negotiation for Global Leasing’s asset finance and leasing business in APAC
  • Managing external counsel
  • Providing legal advice to business teams and internal stakeholders
  • Keeping abreast of applicable laws, rules and regulations impacting the business
  • Developing solid relationships with internal clients and regional colleagues to achieve desired business outcomes 
  • 5 -7 years in secured lending/asset finance and leasing including bi-lateral and syndicated financings with the vessel and/or other transportation asset experience preferred
  • Team player with excellent written, oral communication and negotiation skills; ability to work across a complex, matrix organization, in a fast-paced, dynamic business environment
  • Excellent work ethic and attention to detail; service-oriented attitude with sound legal and business judgment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines for multiple transactions/matters 

If you are interested in this role, please contact Rob Green on r.green@grmsearch.com for a confidential discussion

 

CANDIDATE:

Must have top level Global leasing experience

 

CONTACT:Rob Green

Banking & Finance Lawyer (contract), Law Firm, Johannesburg

LOCATION:Johannesburg
CLIENT:

A major international law firm

JOB:
Our client is a major international law firm. Their Sandton office is looking for a contract attorney to work on a highly important banking client out of Europe.
  • Associate/Senior Associate role, 3-10 years PQE will be considered
  • Banking and Finance experience is a must, you can have in-house and/or practice experience, but it has to be straight out of the top drawer
  • England & Wales or RSA qualified lawyer will be considered
  • One year contract with possibility of extension
  • International experience preferred
  • Must have great drafting experience
CANDIDATE:

Must reside in SA, be SA (or E&W) admitted – or dual

Must have top-level banking law experience

 

CONTACT:Rob Green

Corporate Lawyer (contract), Law Firm, Cape Town

LOCATION:Cape Town
CLIENT:

Big 5 law firm, market-leading corporate team

JOB:

Our client is one of the big 5 law firms in South Africa and their corporate team is looking for two corporate lawyers to join their Cape Town team on 6-month contracts.

CANDIDATE:

3-5 years PQE, available for short term project work

Experience in M&A, commercial contracts etc

CONTACT:Rob Green

Experienced Lawyers (Project based work), In House, All over Africa

LOCATION:Global
CLIENT:

Multiple clients, on 4 continents.

JOB:

Sasa Talent - On Demand Legal Professionals

We are currently servicing a large number of clients, globally, that are looking for experienced legal professionals to parachute into their firms, to complete on-going projects.

For more details please contact us.

CANDIDATE:

Experienced lawyers needed, across all practice groups

CONTACT:Rob Green

Accra, Ghana – Corporate/Commercial Law Consultant

LOCATION:Accra, Ghana
CLIENT:

Our client is a growing Ghanain law firm with global ambitions. They are currently looking to team up with senior lawyers that are ambitions and want to accompany them on their journey.

JOB:
  • Be able to provide, sound, quality technical advice, and guidance to clients
  • Be able to run multi-million dollar deals.
  • Be established and recognized by others in the corporate commercial space, throughout the wider African continent (Ghanian experience only, will also be considered).
  • 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 
  • New business development and Client Relationship Management 
  • Have a proven fee-generating track-record.
CANDIDATE:

The Candidate: 

  • 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 
CONTACT:Rob Green

VP Legal – Sydney, I-Bank, 6-month project

LOCATION:Sydney (but remote)
CLIENT:

Our client is a major investment bank and they are looking to hire a contract attorney from April to October 2021. You will be working in their Australia team, but you can be based anywhere in Asia.

JOB:

There is a possibility of the role going permanent. Reporting to the MD of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets team, the team is a flat structure of 9 people in the team, working on Australian Capital Markets work.

Role includes:

  • Drafting
  • Negotiating investment-grade deals
  • ECM/DCM deals
CANDIDATE:
  • NSW admitted
  • The person must be able to read and review/comment in English
  • No previous in house experience needed
  • The person must have experience in ECM and DCM deals
CONTACT:Rob Green

South Africa – Project Litigator/Advocate, Compliance work – Advocate requested.

LOCATION:Cape Town (International and local work)
CLIENT:

Our client is a BPO specialist with offices in Africa, Europe, and the US.

JOB:
The position is for a hardworking and proactive Advocate that has the spare capacity to take on week-by-week projects.

Working as part of a small team, the work will largely cover compliance and risk management documentation from overseas clients.

Our client has specifically asked for an experienced Advocate. This project work will be facilitated through our On-Demand Service, Sasa Talent, the team at Sasa will facilitate all the payroll, administrative issues, and make sure the project is clear and concise and targets are set.

CANDIDATE:
  • A South African Advocate, currently residing in SA.
  • Three to 10 years’ PQE.
  • Experience in corporate and commercial matters, debt, and compliance ideal.
  • Must be organised, able to prioritise, analytical, and reliable.
CONTACT:Rob Green

South Africa – Project Litigator/Advocate, Debt work – Advocate requested.

LOCATION:Cape Town (International and local work)
CLIENT:

Our client is a BPO specialist with offices in Africa, Europe, and the US.

JOB:
The position is for a hardworking and proactive Advocate that has the spare capacity to take on week-by-week projects.Working as part of a small team, the work will largely cover compliance and risk management documentation from overseas clients.

Our client has specifically asked for an experienced Advocate. This project work will be facilitated through our On-Demand Service, Sasa Talent, the team at Sasa will facilitate all the payroll, administrative issues, and make sure the project is clear and concise and targets are set.

CANDIDATE:
  • A South African Advocate, currently residing in SA.
  • Three to 10 years’ PQE.
  • Experience in corporate and commercial matters, debt, and compliance ideal.
  • Must be organised, able to prioritise, analytical, and reliable.
CONTACT:Rob Green

VP Legal, Hong Kong, I-Bank, 6-month project

LOCATION:Hong Kong
CLIENT:

Our client is a major investment bank in Central and they are looking to hire a contact attorney from April to October 2021.

JOB:

There is a possibility of the role going permanent. Reporting into the MD of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets team, the team is a flat structure of 9 people in the team, working on Pan Asia work.

Role includes:

  • Drafting
  • Negotiating investment-grade deals
  • Equity Deals (ECM & DCM)
  • 6 month contract
CANDIDATE:
  • The person must be able to read and review/comment in Chinese
  • No previous in house experience needed
  • The person must have experience in ECM and DCM deals
CONTACT:Rob Green

VP Legal – Singapore, I-Bank, 6-month project

LOCATION:Singapore
CLIENT:

Our client is a major investment bank near Raffles Place and they are looking to hire a contact attorney from April to October 2021.

JOB:

There is a possibility of the role going permanent. Reporting to the MD of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets team, the team is a flat structure of 9 people in the team, working on Pan Asia work.

Role includes:

  • Drafting
  • Negotiating investment-grade deals
  • Equity Deals (ECM and DCM)
  • 6-month contract
CANDIDATE:
  • The person must be able to read and review/comment in English
  • No previous in house experience needed
  • The person must have experience in ECM and DCM deals
CONTACT:Rob Green

VP Legal – Tokyo, I-Bank, 6-month project

LOCATION:Tokyo
CLIENT:

Our client is a major investment bank in Tokyo and they are looking to hire a contact attorney from April to October 2021.

JOB:

There is a possibility of the role going permanent. Reporting into the MD of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets team, the team is a flat structure of 9 people in the team, working on Pan Asia work.

Role includes:

  • Drafting
  • Negotiating investment-grade deals
  • Equity Deals (ECM and DCM)
  • 6-month contract
CANDIDATE:
  • The person must be able to read and review/comment in Japanese
  • No previous in house experience needed
  • The person must have experience in ECM and DCM deals
CONTACT:Rob Green

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