Sunday , February 25 2024

NPA Careers – STATE ADVOCATE

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Study and guide the investigations in case dockets.
  • Decide on the institution of and conduct criminal proceedings.
  • Draft charge sheets, indictments and other court documents.
  • Represent the State in all courts.
  • Prepare a case for court, including the acquisition of additional evidence and draft charge sheets and indictments.
  • Present the State’s case in court, lead and cross examine witnesses, address the court on, inter alia, conviction and sentence, study appeal and reviews.
  • Attend to representations, prepare opinions and heads of arguments and argue cases in the appropriate court.
  • Appear in court in motion application pertaining to criminal matters and in general conduct prosecution on behalf of the state.
  • Perform all duties related thereto in accordance with the code of conduct policy and directives of the NPA.

Job Requirements:

  • An LLB or any appropriate legal qualification for serving prosecutors.
  • Right of appearance as contemplated in section 25(2) of the NPA Act, 32 of 1998.
  • Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility.
  • Welldeveloped skills in legal research and legal drafting.
  • Good knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure.
  • Proficiency in prosecution, competency in guiding investigations, drafting charge sheets, indictments and court documents and dealing with representations.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Knowledge of and/experience in the litigation of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act matters.
  • Experience in guiding criminal investigations and giving instructions in law and statutory offences.
  • At least five years’ post qualification legal experience.

Job Details:

Company: NPA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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