Friday , March 31 2023

Legal Jobs Johannesburg – High Court Legal Practitioner

Website Legal Aid

Job Description:

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employment Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Training and supervision of Candidate Attorneys.
  • Provide legal representation to indigent accused persons at High Court level.
  • Represent women, children and landless people in civil matters.
  • Perform office administration.
  • Handling of complex criminal High Court matters.

Job Requirements:

  • LLB degree.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Legal representation at High Court level.
  • Proven track record in criminal matters at High Court level.
  • Team player.
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ High Court experience, or a minimum of six (6) years’ Regional Court experience.
  • Valid driver’s licence will be an advantage.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Admitted attorney or advocate (the latter must have completed pupilage successfully at an institution recognised by Legal Aid SA).
  • Minimum of at least seven (7) years’ post-qualification experience of which five (5) years must be post-admission experience.
  • Self-development orientation.
  • Right of appearance in High Court.

Job Details:

Company: Legal Aid

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mbombela, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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