Legal Vacancies Queenstown – 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:

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

Job Requirements:

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

Job Details:

Company: Legal Aid

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Queenstown, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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