Department of Justice Jobs 2023 – Legal Administration Officer

Website Department of Justice and Constitutional Development  - DOJ

Job Description:

Perform legal administrative duties of civil litigation matters in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, High Courts, Equality Courts and Magistrate’s Courts

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advise on all litigation matters affecting the Department;
  • Provide advice on contract matters and SLA vetting;
  • Liaise and instruct the State Attorney with regard to the handling of civil matters and labour matters;
  • Draft legal papers; Manage and deal with Departmental losses, transport claims and debt recovery;
  • Handle ad hoc tasks in line with instructions.

Job Requirements:

  • An LLB Degree or 4 year recognized legal qualification;
  • At least 2 years appropriate post qualification legal experience;
  • Knowledge of South African Legal system, and legal practices with specific reference to civil litigation;
  • Knowledge of criminal procedures and practice and labour litigation;
  • Experience in providing legal support in civil matters for and against the Department;
  • Knowledge and experience in office administration;
  • A valid driver’s licence.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development  – DOJ

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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