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Legal Aid South Africa HIGH COURT LEGAL PRACTITIONER X2

Legal Aid South Africa HIGH COURT LEGAL PRACTITIONER X2 :
Job Summary


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 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 positions are based in Cape Town.

Duties and Responsibilities

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 civil matters.

Qualifications and Experience

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’ post-qualification experience of which five (5) years must be post-admission experience.
A minimum of four (4) years’ High Court experience, or a minimum of six (6) years’ Regional Court experience.
LLB degree.
Proven track record in criminal 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.

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