2021 / 2022 Legal Internships Opened at Cognia

Cognia has opened its 2021/2022 Legal Internship program for the 2021/2022 academic year. All Interested applicants should follow the details below to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 30 September 2021


  • 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


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. 


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