Legal Practitioners (Candidate Attorney)

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September 06

Duties:

Entering into, and abiding by, the required tripartite contract of service learning with a principal attorney and the Legal Practice Council. Duties include:

  • Providing support to other practitioners within the firm on all aspects of legal practice;
  • Assisting in the preparation of matters for trials or hearings;
  • Conducting research and preparing legal opinions;
  • Attending consultations with clients, witnesses and experts;
  • Attending at court, including pre-trial conferences and trial proceedings;
  • Liaising with counsel, experts, clients and opponents;
  • Attending to the day-to-day management of files under the supervision of other practitioners;
  • Drafting agreements, letters and other legal documents;
  • Providing assistance and support to students as well as any teaching offered by the Law Clinic;
  • Conducting other daily administrative and legal practices.

Required Skills

  • an llb qualification
  • good legal writing skills
  • Verbal and written fluency in English and Afrikaans, or English and IsiXhosa

Candidate Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • An LLB qualification;
  • Verbal and written fluency in English AND Afrikaans, or English AND IsiXhosa;
  • Good legal writing skills;
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • The ability and willingness to work outside office hours, including weekends as may be required from time to time;
  • The ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships;
  • The ability to work under pressure;
  • The ability to work on own initiative;
  • Sharing the values upon which the Law Clinic is founded;
  • The ability to function effectively in a multicultural environment.

Recommendation:

  • Relevant prior work experience;
  • Existing knowledge of and familiarity with the work of the Law Clinic.
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Attorney
1 - 3 years
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1 candidate
October 01
Full Time
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Stellenbosch, Western Cape
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