Thursday , April 18 2024

Legal Jobs South Africa – 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:

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

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: Legal Aid

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mthatha, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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