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Partner, Natural Resources.

Natural Resources

Job description

Employment type: Full-time 



  • Responsibility for nurturing client relationships and spearheading business development endeavours, specifically in Africa.   

  • Offer expert legal guidance in the areas of either corporate law or projects in Africa.  

  • Mentoring and overseeing junior lawyers, cultivating a culture of collaboration. 

  • Contributing to the firm's expansion and financial success.  


About the firm: A large international law firm consisting of a group of independent law firms with offices across the world.  


Role description:

  • Leadership: Provide strategic direction and oversee firm operations. 

  • Client Management: Cultivate relationships and offer tailored legal solutions. 

  • Business Development: Identify and pursue new opportunities. 

  • Legal Counsel: Provide expert advice on corporate matters. 

  • Team Management: Mentor junior attorneys and ensure high-quality work. 

  • Risk Management: Mitigate legal risks and ensure compliance. 

  • Financial Oversight: Contribute to financial planning and monitor profitability. 

  • Representation: Advocate for clients in negotiations and legal proceedings. 

  • Thought Leadership: Stay informed and contribute to industry discourse. 


Role requirements:  

  • Currently operating at Partner level in a reputable firm.  

  • French-qualified lawyer. 

  • Significant experience operating in Africa.