Advocates (Litigation & Corporate)

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Trust Juris Chambers is a full service corporate and business law firm with a variety of clients including corporations, private businesses, non-governmental organizations, government agencies, and individuals.

In meeting the diverse goals and expectations of its client base, the firm provides creative, timely and practical legal solutions in an effective manner. Our aim is to provide consistently high-quality advice understanding of the commercial environment in which our clients operate.

We offer in-depth local knowledge and regional and international perspectives.

Our law firm has more than great physical reach. It is an enterprise of outstanding capabilities, keen intellects, unyielding integrity and an extraordinary desire to understand and serve clients. We are not just commercially-minded; we are entrepreneurial and results-minded.

Our approach is to get deep inside our clients’ businesses and the industries they work in. It’s this depth that gives us an extra edge in tailoring the most effective solutions. The scope of our practice is broad. Our domestic and international clients range from privately owned to publicly listed companies.

Advocates (Litigation & Corporate)

Firm Information

Position Summary

Our law firm is searching for an alliance with a Rwandan law firm specialised in corporate and business law which must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 2 partners (or 1 partner and 1 associate) qualified advocates.
  • Partners should have at least 2 years of prior experience in commercial litigation.
  • Knowledge of Rwandan court practice, experience preparing answers, discovery, and dispositive and other routine motions required. Case management experience is required.
  • The law firm’s office must be located in Kigali.

Essential Functions

The advocates of the law firm must be able to provide effective and reliable legal services to clients. Strong organization and matter management skills are critical.

Partners and associates of the law firm are also required to:

  • Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda and other written documents.
  • Manage matters from commencement to final resolution.
  • Complete tasks efficiently.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Learn substantive legal topics and factual subject matters as needed.
  • Work professionally with clients.
  • Work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Adhere to advocate ethics rules.

Requirements

Education & Licensure: Bachelor of laws. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Rwanda. During the alliance, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice.

Experience: At least 2 years of prior experience in commercial litigation. Strong knowledge of Rwandan court practice. Bilingual (French or Arabic) is a plus.

Skills: Experience using and proficiency with MS Office.

All the applications must be directly sent to info@trustjuris.com as soon as possible.