Commercial Attorney – Claremont, Cape Town

We are looking for a commercial attorney who has experience in corporate and commercial law with over 5 years PQE to assist us with corporate commercial work and transactions.

The correct person will:

  • Be able to work alone;
  • Have a good command of written English;
  • Have a solid background in commercial law and law of contract;
  • Have excellent communications skills and confidence when speaking to clients, colleagues and parties on the other side of the deal;
  • Have an analytical ability and strong attention to detail;
  • Have good general commercial awareness and be able to quickly grasp an understanding of how individual businesses operate so as to understand a client’s business and provide them with relevant and real advice;
  • Be solution driven;
  • Be confident when confronting something they haven’t done before;
  • Be able to identify when they need assistance either in terms of capacity or understanding a particular matter;
  • Bring some of their own clients with them to add to the work we have and need assistance with; and
  • Be willing to market and able to help us grow out commercial offering.


Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience.


Applications to include a motivation letter and CV to be sent to Paula Kennedy-Smith at