Wednesday , February 28 2024

NPA Vacancies – SENIOR STATE ADVOCATE

Website NPA

Job Responsibilities:

  • Litigation and supervising litigation.
  • Civil litigation regarding all aspects of the freezing and forfeiture/ confiscation of property/ assets derived from criminal activity.
  • Drafting applications and preparing heads of argument and presenting cases in court.
  • Supervise, train and develop junior legal and investigative staff.
  • Train AFU staff in the use of asset forfeiture procedures.
  • Legal research and keep up to date with legal developments.
  • Assist with general management of the unit, including developing the systems, receiving and analyzing reports and making recommendations to the unit.

Job Requirements:

  • Right of appearance as contemplated in section 25(2) of the NPA Act, 32 of 1998.
  • Good advocacy and legal drafting skills.
  • Admitted advocate and/or attorney will be an added advantage.
  • An LLB or any appropriate legal qualification for serving prosecutors.
  • Demonstrable competency in acting Independently, Professionally, Accountable and with Credibility.
  • Good knowledge of civil and/or criminal procedure.
  • Knowledge of asset forfeiture law will be an added advantage.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of programs in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to act independently.
  • Willing to travel and work extended hours.
  • Ability to do legal research. Valid drivers license

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least eight years post qualification legal experience in civil and/or criminal litigation.

Job Details:

Company: NPA

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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