Legal Graduate Opportunity at Cognia Law

Legal Graduate Opportunity at Cognia Law

Cognia Law is recruiting LLB graduates for the 2021 legal graduate program. 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’s responsibilities will generally relate to data collection, data management, and document review. The candidate will receive training so prior work experience is not a requirement. This opportunity will stand the successful candidate in good stead when applying for articles after the program. 

Job No: CLA2017320 Location: Cape Town

Candidate Requirements

  • 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