Cognia Law is recruiting LLB graduates for the 2022 legal graduate program
Cognia seamlessly extends corporates, banks and law firms’ legal capability to deliver sustainable outcomes. Our goal is to connect the legal sector, moving it from a siloed approach to integrated partnerships. We help in-house legal teams by bringing simplicity to complex matters and replacing broken procedures with efficient processes.
Cognia is a Chambers-ranked law company which integrates how legal services are provided so our team, partners, clients and communities thrive together with people at the heart of what we do. We encourage our people to bring their whole self to work and focus on enabling them to realise their full potential.
For more information, please visit www.cognialaw.com
Cognia Law offers an alternative to candidates who want to experience a different side of law. The successful candidate will be part of a team based in Cape Town. The candidate will receive in-depth training, so prior work experience is not a requirement. As a graduate your responsibilities will include, providing support across Cognia Law’s legal service lines, including data collection projects, transactional due diligence accounts/ projects, and litigation support accounts/ projects, this will be done under the guidance of a line manager and/or senior associates. This opportunity will stand the successful candidate in good stead when applying for articles after the program.
Law degree from a top tertiary institution
Languages: English – spoken and written (required)
Preference will be given to EE candidates
Required skills include:
Excellent interpersonal oral and written/ verbal communication skills
Able to work both independently and as an integral part of a team
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Developed skills in legal drafting
Commercial, proactive and business-like mind-set
A good grasp of Microsoft Office applications
Be comfortable with technological applications, plus a knowledge of legal review platforms will be beneficial
Good time management skills and the ability to operate well in high-pressure environments
Strong team player
Risk sensitivity and the ability to know when to escalate an issue
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