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Company profile

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) is one of South Africa's largest corporate and commercial law firms. Our firm track record spans over 165 years and CDH has consistently been ranked as South Africa’s number one large law firm.

With more than 350 qualified lawyers and a service capability in 11 different practice areas from our offices in Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Sandton, our lawyers specialise in the full spectrum of services covering our clients’ business legal needs and sizeable influence in South Africa’s key financial centres and African markets.


At Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr we believe in partnerships. As one of the largest business law firms in South Africa, the partnerships we cherish and value the most are those we have forged through time and experience with our clients, our people and our communities. We value training, learning and skills development as important elements of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's corporate culture.  This applies not only to our lawyers and candidate attorneys, but also to our clients. We are a truly South African law firm where transformation is about living our values and principles.


We encourage you to visit our Graduate Recruitment website www.apply4law.co.za for more information.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for all-rounders when selecting candidate attorneys, ie candidates with good academic results and an active interest in areas outside of their studies (eg sport, university initiatives, community work, part-time work, culture).


We value integrity, a positive attitude, a willingness to embrace the firm and a commitment to contribute to a successful partnership. Our Candidate Attorneys are rotated through four different practice areas in which they are exposed to working with leading industry practitioners.

We also feel that it is important for our employees to ‘live our values’ which include respect, excellence, stewardship, integrity and teamwork.


How to apply

Please apply online.

Applications for Candidate Attorney positions for 2022 close on the 01 May 2020.

Apply online

Closing date : 2020-05-01

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Bursary details

We look for all-rounders, ie students with a good academic record, interests in areas outside of their studies and financial need.

 


Bursary closing date : 2020-09-01

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Work experience details

We look for all-rounders, ie students with a good academic record, good communication skills (oral and written) and interests in areas outside of their studies (ie sport, culture, university initiatives, community work etc) and interested in considering career options in a commercial law firm.


Work experience closing date : 2020-08-01

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