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Dec 28, 2018

Senior Assistant State Attorney

  • Department of Justice and Constitutional Development
  • Pretoria
Full time Legal

Job Description

SENIOR ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY, (LP5-LP6)
REFERENCE: 18/231/SA
CENTRE: STATE ATTORNEY: KWAZULU-NATAL (DURBAN)

SALARY: R482 907 – R1 133 979 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 year recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 4 years appropriate post qualification litigation experience; A thorough knowledge of legal practice, office management, legal costs and trust accounts; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; Knowledge of the government prescripts and transformation objective as well as the Constitution of South Africa; Experience in conveyancing will be an added advantage; A valid driver’s license.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Computer literacy; Communication skills(written and verbal) with ability to moderate and lead people ; Supervisory and mentoring skills; Creative and analytical; Problem solving and conflict management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Represent the State in litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates’ Court, Labour Court, Land Claims, Tax and Tax Tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinion to client departments; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff; Draft and/or settle all types of agreements on behalf of the various clients; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitrations; Attend to Liquidation and Insolvency queries, register Trusts and Debt Collection.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Kooko  (012) 315 1164

NOTE: 1. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
2. A current certificate of good standing from the relevant Law Society must accompany the application.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal Address: The Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development; Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical Address: Application Box, First Floor, Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Building, Pretoria, 0001.

Salary

R482 907 – R1 133 979

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