Principal Legal Practitioner

Website Legal Aid

Job Description:

Support and advise clients in line with common law principles and practice and accurate interpretation of contracts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Train and develop staff.
  • Preparation and maintenance of the annual budgets for the Local Office.
  • Act as Principal for Candidate Attorneys.
  • Supervise and guide Legal Practitioners and Paralegals.
  • Efficient and effective sound management of Local Office operations.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to train Candidate Attorneys as Legal Practitioners.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to manage a varied practice.
  • At least twelve (12) years of post-qualification legal experience, with a minimum of ten (10) years’ post-admission experience of which four (4) years should be court experience.
  • B Proc or LLB degree.
  • Admitted Attorney or Advocate, the latter must have completed pupilage successfully at any recognised institution.

Job Details:

Company: Legal Aid

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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