Thursday , April 18 2024

Legal Aid Vacancies 2023 – Supervisory Legal Practitioner

Website Legal Aid

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: Legal Aid

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: East London, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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