Sep 14, 2018


  • Corruption Watch
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Legal

Job Description

CW seeks to appoint a Lawyer for the organisation head of legal and investigations team, to be based in Johannesburg.


Manage Corruption Watch’s legal and investigative work, influencing the legislative and policy framework governing corruption in South Africa, through amongst other things commenting on legislation and policies and writing opinion pieces, advising management on all legal issues affecting Corruption Watch’s work, and briefing counsel.


An LLB or equivalent
Admission as an attorney or advocate of the High Court of South Africa
Minimum of five years’ post-qualification experience
Litigation experience
Research and writing skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytic and problem solving skills
Computer skills
People and programme management, administrative and file management skills
Ability to adapt in a fast changing environment
Have experience / interest in anti-corruption work, constitutional, administrative, procurement and media law
Financial management skills

To apply, submit your covering letter motivating your application for the position, concise CV (not more than five pages) and three contactable work references (including email addresses) 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application 

Corruption Watch (CW) is a nonprofit, civil society organisation. CW receives reports of corruption from the public, investigates certain reports, exposes corruption through communications’ platforms and mobilises the public to take a stand against corruption and the abuse of public funds.

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