NPA Vacancies – STATE ADVOCATE

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Study 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.
  • Appear in court in motion applications 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.
  • Prepare a case for court, including the acquisition of additional evidence, lead and cross examine witnesses, address the court on inter alia, conviction and sentence.
  • Study appeals and reviews, attend to representations, prepare opinions and heads of arguments.
  • Conduct prosecution of serious, complex and organised commercial crime and corruption matters.

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.
  • Proficiency in prosecution, competency in guiding investigations, drafting charge sheets, indictments and court documents and dealing with representations.
  • Knowledge of and skills in general prosecution.
  • Good interpersonal, analytical, organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to act independently or with minimum supervision.
  • 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.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 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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