Khan Corporate Law is looking for individuals to join our team that are high energy, highly motivated, academically able, commercially astute, and practically minded. Attorneys will receive a high level of partner and senior associate contact and oversight from day one, our attorneys can be confident that they will receive high-quality, stimulating and rewarding work, while learning from the ground up. We actively encourage our attorneys to take early responsibility and there is a strong emphasis on training, with plenty of support and feedback. This is the team to join if you want to excel and are not afraid of hard work, and if you understand that law is a career where continuing professional education starts the day you leave law school and only ends the day that you retire.
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM QUALIFIED ATTORNEYS:
Qualification and Requirements: A first class or upper second class Bachelor’s Degree in Law. A further degree or professional legal or company secretarial qualification will be an added advantage.
Preference will be given to those with outstanding academic achievements.
Experience: 1-4 PQE (post-qualification experience), must be admitted to practice before the Courts of the Republic of Botswana as an Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer.
- Analytical capabilities.
- Excellent written and verbal skills.
- Knowledge of substantive and procedural laws in commercial litigation.
- Experience with incorporation of companies; drafting resolutions and familiarity with ROCIP forms and some prior due diligence experience.
- Knowledge of the company, financial regulation and taxation laws in Botswana will be an added advantage.
- Computer literacy and ability to use electronic databases for research purposes.
- Results oriented and performance driven.
- Ability to work to deadlines and to work the hours required of professional staff.
- Willingness to learn and to engage in continuing professional education.
Khan Corporate Law (“KCL”) is a boutique corporate law firm in Botswana that focuses on providing legal services to banking and finance institutions, corporate advisory firms, large corporates, multinationals, private equity funds, government and parastatals. The firms practice areas are M&A, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance, banking and financial services regulation, securities and derivatives advice, property and security law, competition law, energy and natural resources and general corporate law. KCL has handled some significant transactions since it was established in 2011 and as a result, domestic and international market recognition for its strengths continues to grow. Our firm is driven by integrity, a focus on high levels of professional conduct, service delivery, skills development and raising the standard of legal services in Botswana.
Closing date and application instructions
Submissions & Closing date: Please enclose a cover letter, curriculum vitae, full university transcript and certified copies of all certificates. At least two references must be provided, one of which must be a professional reference and one an academic reference. In addition, please provide two (2) written samples of work that best illustrates your competencies. (If providing an actual legal opinion and/ or pleadings, please amend all details that could identify the parties involved). The above should be sent and/or delivered not later than Friday 22nd July, 2016, to either of the following addresses:
The Lead Attorney
Khan Corporate Law
Khan Corporate Law
5th Floor, North Wing
Plot 54351, New CBD
Plot 54351, New CBD
P. O. Box 1561
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORT-LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW AND AN APTITUDE TEST.
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