Senior Associate

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Senior Associate

  • Post Date:May 3, 2022
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Applications are invited for suitably qualified candidates to fill in the position of a Professional Associate that has arisen within Dube, Manikai & Hwacha Legal Practitioners:

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specialisation in commercial and civil litigation;
  • Managing all phases of the litigation process;
  • Managing all phases of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms;
  • Conducting legal research;
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts, legal documents, legal opinions;
  • Drafting pleadings;
  • Appearance in the Courts of Zimbabwe;
  • Preparation of briefs to Advocates;
  • Conducting legal due diligence reviews in commercial transactions;
  • Updating clients on new statutory and other legal developments;

Person Specification

  • 5 years or more experience in commercial and civil litigation;
  • Proficiency in legal research, contract negotiations, corporate advisory and due diligence work;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, and oral and written communication skills;
  • Able to maintain professionalism and have an excellent sense of confidentiality;
  • Ability to adapt to different work environments;
  • High attention to detail and exhibit a strong work ethic;
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask efficiently, work under pressure with minimal guidance and oversight.
  • Ability to work with a team.

Qualifications and Job Knowledge

  • Bachelor of Law Honours Degree with a Class 2.1 or better.
  • Admissions in the High Court and Supreme Court of Zimbabwe.
  • At least 5 years working experience in a similar environment, with extensive experience in legal drafting.
  • LLM will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae along with a covering letter detailing their experience, together with certified copies of academic and professional qualifications to [email protected] by Friday 6 May 2022, addressed to:

The Acting Administration Manager
Dube, Manikai & Hwacha Legal Practitioners
DMH House,
4 Fleetwood,
Alexandra Park,
HARARE