Witbank Local Office – Legal Practitioner – Civil Level 2

REF: WIT/LP-CIVIL L2/11/10/2019

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LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL LEVEL 2                              

WITBANK LOCAL OFFICE                                                     

Legal Aid SA is a national public entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to poor and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint. Legal Aid SA is an accredited Top Employer SA for 10 consecutive years – a credible employer of choice. Its culture is rooted in leadership, driven by the value and advancement of human rights. It offers an exciting Employment Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Witbank.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Provide civil legal aid to the poor in the coverage area of the unit.
  • Handling of complex civil matters.
  • Supervise and guide civil Candidate Attorneys and Paralegals.
  • Assist in providing support and assistance to civil sections of office in the designated cluster.
  • Represent women, children, and vulnerable landless people in all civil matters.
  • Perform office administration.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • Admitted attorney/advocate (the latter must have completed pupilage successfully at an institution recognised by Legal Aid SA).
  • LLB or B Proc degree.
  • At least five years’ post admission civil experience.
  • Right of appearance in the High Court.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development orientation.
  • A valid driver’s license is an advantage.

BASIC SALARY: R510,432.00 plus benefits per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 29 October 2019, quoting the reference number WIT/LP-CIVIL L2/11/10/2019 in the subject line toLPMPRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Titus Jiyane, Tel: 013 656 5290

Preference will be given to candidates in terms of the Legal Aid SA Employment Equity Plan. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

LEGAL AID SA RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO APPOINT

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