Candidate Attorneys

Our Candidate Attorneys matter to us. At CDH, we believe in partnering with our candidate attorneys.

Articles of clerkship is the foundation on which a prospective attorney builds his/her career. Having regard to the significance of this foundation, we offer an environment which values training, learning and skills development, mentorship, career development and professional support.

Visit our graduate recruitment microsite for more information about the opportunities we offer to law students.

We want our candidate attorneys to succeed as lawyers and strive to offer an environment where candidate attorneys are given every opportunity and the means to reach their full potential through for example:

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    Formal Rotations

    Achieve the best level of experience and learning through exposure to different practice areas

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    Accrediated Programme

    Accredited legal training programme and additional, well-structured in-house training and skills development programmes

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    Real Experience

    Real experience working with world-class companies on quality matters and transactions

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    Diverse teams

    Opportunities to work and train in diverse teams of lawyers

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    Legal resources

    Access to the most up-to-date legal information resources, systems, documents, precedents and global best practices available

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    Pro bono work

    Opportunities to forge meaningful relationships with our local community through pro bono work

Experienced Hire

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best individuals across our practice areas and business support functions. Our continued success relies on our ability to provide a supportive, inclusive and inspiring environment where everyone has a role to play in delivering outstanding service to our clients.

We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates and business support professionals, in an atmosphere that is challenging, rewarding and, we believe, truly different from our competitors.

We are looking for highly talented people who demonstrate an affinity to our values to help us achieve our vision of becoming South Africa's leading business law firm. In return, we offer a dynamic and diverse workplace in which individuals can build long and fulfilling careers.

To find out more about our career opportunities please visit our recruitment portal.

Training and skills development.

Training and skills development are an important part of CDH’s culture. We invest significant time and resources in training our lawyers and keeping our teams up to date with legal developments.

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    Clients

    Seminars and workshops
    Training material
    Brochures
    Updates

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    In-house Training

    Specialist legal training
    Computer & Information
    Technology training
    Skills training
    Accredited practical legal training
    Accredited practice management

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    Skills Development

    Mentorship
    Skills transfer
    Expertise sharing
    Real experience

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    Current Awareness

    Legal updates
    Case law discussions