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SALARY: R510 432 – R1 192 947 (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: State Attorney: Durban

REQUIREMENTS: An LLB or 4 years recognized legal qualification; Admission as an Attorney; At least 4 years appropriate post-qualification legal/ litigation experience; A thorough knowledge of legal practice, office management, accounting systems, 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; Conveyancing experience; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management; Communication skills (written and verbal); Accuracy and attention to detail.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Represent the State in Litigation and Appeal in the High Court, Magistrates Courts, Labour Courts, Land Courts, Land Claims, CCMA, Tax and Tax tribunals; Furnish legal advice and opinions; Draft and/or settle all types of arrangements on behalf of various clients; Attend to liquidation and insolvency, queries, conveyancing, and notarial services; Deal with all forms of arbitration, including inter-departmental arbitration, register trust and debt collection training to other professional staff; Provide supervision and training to other professional staff.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M. Kooko Tel No: (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 Email Address:

CLOSING DATE: 06 April 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be in PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where a driver’s license is a requirement. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.


Updated: April 4, 2021 — 10:54 pm
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