04 July 2020

MacRobert Candidate Attorneys Programme 2020

MacRobert Candidate Attorneys for articles starting in 2021 in our Cape Town branch! Our aim is to recruit well rounded high calibre candidate attorneys, who are committed and suited to the practice of law within the diverse and multi-cultural environment at MacRobert.

We aim to train candidate attorneys for their future roles as lawyers in legal practices and the legal corporate environment, by equipping them with the skills required to fulfill these positions.

What we are looking for

Although academic results will get us interested, this is not all that we are looking for. We are looking for the EISH factor:energetic, intelligent and self-motivated individuals who are hardworking.

If you think you have the EISH factor, please read on!

  • What to expect from your articles.
During your two year contract of articles, we expect from our Candidate Attorneys to commit to the firm, by living out our values, being:

•T - Teamwork and effective communicating when interacting;
•R - Respect, mutual trust and openness in relationships;
•I - Integrity, ethics and professionalism in service;
•P - Passion, commitment and work ethic as attitudes.

Intellectual Skills  
  • Problem Solving
  • Legal & factual issues, advice & follow-up, case analysis & preparation
  •  Inquiry, research, abstract logical thinking, inductive/deductive reasoning, critical analysis
  • Research Legal & factual issues, research methodology, present results
Numeracy Skills  
  • Legal Calculations Calculations for debt collection, apportioning of damages, settlement agreements, maintenance matters
  • Financial Accounting to clients, financial statements, principles/ethics of costs, draft accounts, draft bill of costs, negotiate/settle bill of costs, tax
When and how to apply

1.Detailed CV
2.Certified copies of full academic records
3.Matric certificate
4.A certified colour copy of their ID document in order to be considered for articles for 2021.

Candidate attorneys’ remuneration is competitive and compares favourably with remuneration offered by other leading law firms.

Job Closing Date: 04/08/2020

Location: Durban Branch, Pretoria, Cape Town 

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