Road Accident Fund Officer - Legal Cost Payment Jobs in South Africa

Road Accident Fund Officer - Legal Cost Payment Jobs in South Africa

Key Performance Areas:

Settlement and payments of Legal costs

  • Acknowledge receipt of hard copy files from Legal Cost Assistant.

  • Prioritize files on the basis of taxation and fee analysis.

  • Evaluate bills of costs settled or taxed.

  • Assess bills of costs not set down for taxation.

  • Assess bills of costs set down for taxation.

  • Assess bills of costs for block settlements.

  • Mark bills and make settlement offers.

  • Attend taxation at court.

  • Process bills for payment on acceptance of offer or consider counter proposal if offer is rejected.

  • Prepare for and attend court for taxation.

  • Instruct Pane Attorney or Cost Consultant in consultation with supervisor to attend taxation.

  • Approve bills in terms of delegation of authority.

  • Attend to queries from both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Review matters as taxed /settled and attend to such review and attend court appeal.

  • Provide advice to claims sections, attorneys and costs consultants.

  • Approve legal cost payments in terms of delegation of authority.

  • Maintain accurate record of activities for submission to supervisor.


  • Assess the file and check the validity of the writ.

  • Collate all the required documents.

  • Calculate interest amount.

  • Check if the correct sheriff is
    being paid.

  • Total amount due is payable.

  • Confirm it is not a duplicate payment.

  • Assess the writ causes.

  • Advise the management on the exact cause.

  • Recover the extra costs where applicable.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • NQF 7 (Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Diploma) in Law or related qualification to discipline.

  • Relevant 3 years' experience in a Claims environment.

    Technical and Behavioral Competencies required

  • Personal Mastery.

  • Emotional wisdom.

  • Ethics and governance.

  • Customer orientation and customer focus.

  • Good understanding and a sound and practical knowledge of RAF policies, procedures and practices.

  • Knowledge of MVA processes and procedures.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Team work.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Road Accident Fund Officer - Legal Cost Payment Jobs in South Africa

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