5 Feb 2021

Full-Time Conflicts Analyst Assistant by Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells – Posted by JobdirectaSouthAfrica Staff Gauteng

Job Description

Responsible for corporate and conflicts database research and the review of conflicts of interest issues related to potential new business and various special interest initiatives in the firm.

Key Performance Areas and Accountabilities

Client, Matter and Conflict of Interest Research

  • Identifying potential conflicts of interest through corporate and conflicts database research.
  • Database research of client and matter information provided by potential new lateral partner and counsel candidates.
  • Researching the corporate history of clients and parties related to new client work.
  • Assisting the Conflicts Manager, Supervisor and Analysts in the resolution and clearance of conflicts of interest issues.
  • Assisting the Managing Director of New Business Conflicts and Compliance, Director of New Business Conflicts and Compliance, Conflicts Management Team and Analysts with a wide range of research requests and other projects.

Query Resolution

  • Responding to lawyers’ and business services employees’ queries and performing conflicts of interest searches.

Database and Client Information Administration

  • Maintaining and updating the conflicts database.
  • General administrative duties including proof reading and filing.

Additional roles or responsibilities

  • Performing additional duties or responsibilities falling reasonably within the ambit of the job description, or in accordance with operational requirements.

Requirements Profile


  • Grade 12 or equivalent (NQF 4) – Required
  • Legal qualification or equivalent tertiary qualification (NQF 6/7) – Recommended

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Mental & Environmental / Legal Requirements

  • Must be able to handle pressure, setbacks and a high level of stress
  • Must be able to work to deadlines
  • Must have a clear criminal record
  • Ability to motivate self


  • 1 years’ Conflicts Researching experience at Operational level – Recommended
  • 1 years’ Database use experience at Operational level – Recommended
  • 1 years’ experience in a legal environment at Operational level – Recommended

System Skills

  • Microsoft Office – Intermediate (Required)

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of a centralised/ share services environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational, administrative and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Risk management principles and practices
  • Commercial awareness

Behavioral Competencies

  • Ability to handle queries efficiently with diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to follow instructions precisely
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Delivering results and meeting business expectations
  • Working with others
  • Delivering through others

Additional Considerations

  • Applicants must be South African citizens or have a valid South African work permit
  • Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are living with a disability

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