Wits University: Internships 2017 in Gauteng

Wits University: Internships 2017 in Gauteng

The Wits University Law Clinic (WLC) seeks the services of a candidate attorney to work under the supervision of various attorneys within different operating legal units at the WLC. The WLC is a university-based law clinic at the University of the Witwatersrand (the University) Law School which is duly accredited by the Law Society of South Africa and which provides practical legal training to final-year law students and candidate attorneys; as well as legal advice and assistance to indigent or otherwise disadvantaged members of the public

Internship Application deadline is 06 January 2017

Internship Provider: Limpopo Office of the Premier

Internship Location: Polokwane, Limpopo

Requirements

  • LLB or equivalent degree
  • A demonstrated interest in human rights work and social justice
  • A strong interest in research as a component of lawyering
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Proficiency in other South African languages will be an advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in strategic litigation cases
  • Research in support of advocacy and litigation activities
  • Conducting field research in communities
  • Drafting pleadings and legal opinions
  • Assisting in the drafting of research reports
  • Providing input into draft policies and legislation
  • Preparing documents for, and appearing in, court
  • Liaison with clients, counsel and partners
  • Representing CALS in civil society forums

How to apply

Click here to apply online

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