Legal Aid SA accredited TopEmployer SA for 8 consecutive years – is a credible employer of choice. It’s culture is rooted in leadership, driven by the value and advancement of human rights. The organisation is a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy providing quality legal services to the poor and vulnerable. The organisation has a national footprint. 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 in the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Pretoria.
Provide legal representation to indigent accused persons primarily at Regional Court level.
Training and supervision of Candidate Attorneys.
Perform office administration.
COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED
Admitted attorney or advocate (the latter must have completed pupilage successfully at an institution recognised by Legal Aid SA).
Demonstrated legal representation at Regional Court level.
LLB degree or equivalent qualification.
At least five years’ post admission experience.
A proven track record in criminal legal defense.
A valid driver’s license will be an advantage.
The right of appearance in the High Court will be an added advantage.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Analytical thinking ability.
BASIC SALARY: R422, 586 00 plus benefits per annum
Should you not receive feedback from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Legal Aid SA – a credible employer of choice rooted in leadership, driven by the value and advancement of human rights. A key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy providing quality legal service to the poor and vulnerable.
Preference will be given to candidates in terms of Legal Aid SA Employment Equity Plan.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
LEGAL AID SA RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO APPOINT
Job posted on 15 February 2017.
Please mention Human Rights Jobs while applying for this position.
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