Cognia Legal Internships 2021 / 2022

Cognia is inviting all applicants to apply for the ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme offered in 2021 / 2022.

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 will receive in-depth training, so prior work experience is not a requirement.

As a graduate your responsibilities will include, providing support across Cognia Law’s legal service lines, including data collection projects,  transactional due diligence accounts/ projects, and litigation support accounts/ projects, this will be done under the guidance of a line manager and/or senior associates.

This opportunity will stand the successful candidate in good stead when applying for articles after the program. 



Cognia Legal Internships Requirements

  • Law degree from a top tertiary institution
  • Languages: English – spoken and written (required)
  • Preference will be given to EE candidates
  • 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

Internship Application Closing Date: 30 September 2021

Internship Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Click here to apply online for Cognia Internships 2021 / 2022…

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