Attorney

at University of KwaZulu-Natal
Location Howard, South Africa
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Education Jobs in South Africa
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency ZAR

Description

 

REFERENCE NUMBER: L03/2019

 

The School of Law seeks to appoint a suitably qualified applicant to the permanent staff in the

aforementioned position. The successful applicant will be based at the UKZN Law Clinic as a practising

principal and/or supervising attorney, preferably having acted as such before. In addition, the

successful applicant will simultaneously be appointed as a lecturer in the School of Law.

The UKZN Law Clinic provides free civil legal services to indigent people whilst training law students and

candidate attorneys. The applicant must qualify to engage and supervise candidate attorneys in terms

of the Legal Practice Act. The successful applicant will also have teaching, research, academic

leadership and mentoring, administration of teaching activities and relevant community engagement

deliverables in the School of Law.

In all cases preference will be given to applicants who have an undergraduate South African law

degree.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum six years of experience as a practising Attorney
  • A valid driver’s license for Law Clinic work purposes
  • A relevant Master’s degree
  • Experience in teaching or training within the discipline at a tertiary level or at the School for Legal

Practice

Advantages:

- Fluency in isi-Zulu

- Research and research supervision experience

- A relevant doctorate

- Qualify to engage and supervise candidate attorneys in terms of the Legal Practice Act

The successful candidate should demonstrate effective communication skills.

Communication will be limited to short-listed candidates who may be required to do a presentation at

the interview.

 

Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available on the Vacancies

page of the University website at www.ukzn.ac.za.

Only registered members can apply for jobs.