UPING/SLP-CRIM/26/01/2024 Prieska Satellite Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Criminal

REF: UPING/SLP-CRIM/26/01/2024

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CRIMINAL                                        

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT                     

UPINGTON LOCAL OFFICE

PRIESKA SATELLITE OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fifteen (15) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 at the Legal Aid SA Prieska Satellite Office and the successful candidate will be required to travel.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring for and coaching of Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in criminal matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up-to-date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB degree.
  • Admitted attorney.
  • At least seven (7) years of post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent is preferable.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

SALARY: SU-1 (R935,109.00) all-inclusive package 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 13 February 2024, quoting the reference number UPING/SLP-CRIM/26/01/2024 in the subject line to WCNCRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Obakeng Motlonye, Tel: 054 337 9200

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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PMB/SLP-LRM/19/01/2024 Pietermaritzburg Local Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Land Rights Management

REF: PMB/SLP-LRM/19/01/2024

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT                            

PIETERMARITZBURG LOCAL OFFICE (LAND RIGHTS MANAGEMENT)

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Pietermaritzburg and the successful candidate will be required to travel.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring and coaching for Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in civil matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up-to-date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB.
  • Admitted Attorney.
  • At least seven (7) years of post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent is preferable.
  • Legal Quality Assurance score of not less than 90%.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence is compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

SALARY: SU-1 (R935,109.00) all-inclusive package 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 06 February 2024, quoting the reference number PMB/SLP-LRM/19/01/2024 in the subject line to KZNRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Vuyokazi Ranana, Tel: 033 394 2190

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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PMB/HCLP-CRIM/19/01/2024 Pietermaritzburg Local Office – High Court Legal Practitioner – Criminal

REF: PMB/HCLP-CRIM/19/01/2024

HIGH COURT LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CRIMINAL                                              

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT                                                                 

PIETERMARITZBURG LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Pietermaritzburg.

KEY OUTPUTS

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

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED              

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

SALARY: LP-7 (R844,572.00) all-inclusive package 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 06 February 2024, quoting the reference number PMB/HCLP-CRIM/19/01/2024 in the subject line to KZNRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Vuyokazi Ranana, Tel: 033 394 2190

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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QON/HCLP-CIV/19/01/2024 Qonce Local Office – High Court Legal Practitioner – Civil

REF: QON/HCLP-CIV/19/01/2024

HIGH COURT LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT                                   

QONCE LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Qonce.

KEY OUTPUTS

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

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED              

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

SALARY: LP-7 (R844,572.00) all-inclusive package 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 06 February 2024, quoting the reference number QON/HCLP-CIV/19/01/2024 in the subject line to ECRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Masibulele Lubelwana, Tel: 043 604 6600

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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KOMAN/SLP-CIVIL/19/01/2024 Komani Local Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Civil

REF: KOMAN/SLP-CIVIL/19/01/2024

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

KOMANI LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Komani.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring and coaching for Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in civil matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up-to-date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB.
  • Admitted attorney.
  • At least seven (7) years of post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent is preferable.
  • Legal Quality Assurance score of not less than 90%.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence is compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

SALARY: SU-1 (R935,109.00) all-inclusive package 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 06 February 2024, quoting the reference number KOMAN/SLP-CIVIL/19/01/2024 in the subject line to ECRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Zifikile Mgolombane, Tel: 045 807 3500

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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NO/HRM-SENIOR/12/01/2024 National Office – Senior Human Resources Manager

REF: NO/HRM-SENIOR/12/01/2024

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER   

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

NATIONAL OFFICE – BRAAMFONTEIN

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill in the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based at the Legal Aid SA National Office in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Participate as a member of the Human Resources Management Committee with a specific focus on Recruitment, Leave Management, SAP (ERP) and Human Resources Administration Systems and how these resources are best leveraged, led and managed to deliver support of the overall business objectives.
  • Manage and drive recruitment processes including recruitment, assessments, interviews, selection, negotiation, on-boarding, probationary reviews, employee evaluations and terminations.
  • Act as a primary contact to functional managers on all Human Resources administration-related issues and services including remuneration and benefits management.
  • Develop and maintain an Induction Programme for Legal Aid SA for national implementation.
  • Manage and oversee all Human Resources administration practices, policies and procedures including Human Resources reporting and payroll administration.
  • Develop and maintain Legal Aid SA’s Standard Operating Procedures and manage the execution thereof.
  • Assist the Labour Relations Department with the annual review of Human Resources policies and procedures in order to stay compliant with new legislation and latest developments.
  • Manage the design, development, evaluation and grading of Legal Aid SA posts in line with the Job Evaluation Policy.
  • Keep abreast of and advise Management and employees on all changes to employment legislation (Tax Legislation, Unemployment and Insurance Fund, Pension Fund, Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Labour Relations Act, et cetera) that have an impact on the terms and conditions of employment.
  • Oversee and manage leave management from a national perspective and ensure the provision of functional and technical support.
  • Manage the implementation of the remuneration and reward system and ensure that national rewards practices are in line with the overall remuneration and reward policies and procedures.
  • Identify, analyse and provide SAP Payroll and Human Resources solutions for any identified Human Resources business process problem areas.
  • Maintain compliance and governance of the Legal Aid SA Human Resources business systems framework in line with the Legal Aid SA Governance and Information Systems (IS).
  • Establish a Focus Group, comprising super users of each Human Resources business process, IS SAP Specialist, Internal Audit Computer Auditor and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Arrange monthly meetings with the Focus Group and relevant stakeholders to facilitate problem identification and resolution.
  • Provide technical and functional support to all Human Resources business process users.
  • Document and assist in the development of the end-user documentation and training material.
  • Ensure that all SAP Human Resources project goals are achieved within the project time frame and guidelines.
  • Define and translate Human Resources business demands into Human Resources SAP solutions and communicate across boundaries to ensure effective engagement and application.
  • Drive organisational change initiatives with regard to all SAP and Human Resources administration interventions.
  • Oversee the management of SAP Human Resources administration operations to ensure the achievement of efficiencies, legislative compliance with the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and workplace legislation and the mitigation of operational risks.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with Human Resources as a major.
  • Postgraduate qualification in Human Resources will be an added advantage.
  • Ten (10) years of experience in Human Resources Management, at least five (5) of which are at a Middle Management level.
  • Experience in a SAP field of which two (2) years as a specialist in the SAP Human Resources environment will be an added advantage.
  • Recruitment experience at Executive and Senior Management level is essential.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Human Resources transactional function and project management principles and how to facilitate this within the organisation.
  • Functional ability in the utilisation of electronic Human Resources systems and technologies.
  • Able to create ‘functional integration’ between the organisation and its employees.
  • Ability to implement best practice and work effectively with the employees of the organisation.
  • Able to partner with the Human Resources Executive (HRE) to support the achievement of strategic objectives through effective support processes.
  • Effective working relationship with the HRE, Senior Managers and Executives.
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills, business acumen and the ability to deal with ambiguity and meet demanding deadlines and manage projects.
  • Advanced people skills are necessary.
  • Experience that would assist the incumbent in driving a service excellence mindset and building relationships within the organisation.
  • Project management experience is essential.
  • Human Resources generalist experience is essential.

SALARY: Level 13 (R1,162,200.00) all-inclusive package 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 30 January 2024, quoting the reference number NO/HRM-SENIOR/12/01/2024 in the subject line to Recruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Siphesihle Molefe, Tel: 011 877 2134

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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BLOEM/SLP-CIVIL/12/01/2024 Bloemfontein Local Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Civil

REF: BLOEM/SLP-CIVIL/12/01/2024

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL                              

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

BLOEMFONTEIN LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Bloemfontein.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring and coaching for Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in civil matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up-to-date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB.
  • Admitted attorney.
  • At least seven years of post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent is preferable.
  • Legal Quality Assurance score of not less than 90%.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence is compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

SALARY: SU-1 (R935,109.00) all-inclusive package 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 30 January 2024, quoting the reference number BLOEM/SLP-CIVIL/12/01/2024 in the subject line to FSNWRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Sinazo Mzayifani, Tel: 051 412 8040

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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GERM/RCLP-CC/12/01/2024 Germiston Local Office – Regional Court Legal Practitioner – Specialised Commercial Crimes

REF: GERM/RCLP-CC/12/01/2024

REGIONAL COURT LEGAL PRACTITIONER SPECIALISED COMMERCIAL CRIMES

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT           

GERMISTON LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Germiston.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Provide criminal legal aid to the poor in specialised commercial crimes courts including all coverage areas of the unit.
  • Handling of specialised commercial crimes matters.
  • Supervise and guide criminal Candidate Attorneys and Paralegals.
  • Assist in providing support and assistance to the specialised commercial crime sections of the office in the designated cluster.
  • Representing Legal Aid SA’s clients in all commercial crimes matters.
  • Perform office administration.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED                                                         

  • Admitted Attorney/Advocate (the latter must have completed pupillage successfully at an institution recognised by Legal Aid SA).
  • LLB or B Proc degree.
  • At least (5) five years’ post-admission criminal experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development orientation.
  • A valid code 8 driver’s licence is an advantage.

BASIC SALARY: LP 5 (R570,921.00) 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 30 January 2024, quoting the reference number GERM/RCLP-CC/12/01/2024 in the subject line to GPRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Kedibone Thinda, Tel: 012 664 2921

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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UMLA/LPCIV-L2/12/01/2024 Umlazi Local Office – Legal Practitioner – Civil Level 2

REF: UMLA/LPCIV-L2/12/01/2024

LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL LEVEL 2                            

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

UMLAZI LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Umlazi.

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 the 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 any recognised institution).
  • LLB or B Proc degree.
  • At least five (5) years of post-admission civil experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development orientation.
  • A valid driver’s licence is an advantage.

Basic Salary: LP-5 (R570,921.00) 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 30 January 2024, quoting the reference number UMLA/LPCIV-L2/12/01/2024 in the subject line to KZNRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Nombuso Mbhele, Tel: 031 717 8450

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

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KIMB/LPCIV-L2/12/01/2024 Kimberley Local Office – Legal Practitioner – Civil Level 2

REF: KIMB/LPCIV-L2/12/01/2024

LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL LEVEL 2                         

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT        

KIMBERLEY LOCAL OFFICE

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 (9) provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for fourteen (14) consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee 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 Kimberley.

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 the 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 any recognised institution).
  • LLB or B Proc degree.
  • At least five (5) years of post-admission civil experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development orientation.
  • A valid driver’s licence is an advantage.

Basic Salary: LP-5 (R570,921.00) 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 30 January 2024, quoting the reference number KIMB/LPCIV-L2/12/01/2024 in the subject line to WCNCRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Siphokazi Gcilitshana, Tel: 021 861 3000

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

APPLICANTS NOT CONTACTED WITHIN TWO (2) MONTHS MAY CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATION UNSUCCESSFUL.

Please login/register to apply online