Legal Aid Vacancies National Office – Land Rights Management Unit – High Court Legal Practitioner South Africa

Legal Aid Vacancies National Office – Land Rights Management Unit – High Court Legal Practitioner South Africa


  • 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 12 consecutive years. We offer 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. These positions are based in Braamfontein.

    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 Required (Skills, Knowledge and Attributes)

  • Admitted Attorney or Advocate (the latter must have completed pupilage 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 civil matters at High Court level.

  • A 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Legal Aid Vacancies National Office – Land Rights Management Unit – High Court Legal Practitioner South Africa


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