Closing Date: 15 October 2012
Stipend: R3500.00
Ref #: 12/355/JC
Duration: 24 Months


  • An LLB degree
  • A valid code EB (previously code 8) driver’s license (recommended);


  • Receive training towards qualifying as an admitted attorney.
  • Perform court work, draft pleadings and opinions under supervision of the Principal attorney.
  • Perform other duties in keeping with training that is required of a candidate attorney.

NOTE: Candidate Attorneys will be exposed to more complex work performed by State Attorneys, including litigation, expropriation, insolvencies and labour related matters.


 Centre Town (Total)
 NORTH WEST (3)  Mmabatho (3)
 GAUTENG (12) Johannesburg (6); Pretoria (6).
 EASTERN CAPE (9) Bisho (3); Port Elizabeth (3);  Mthatha (3)
FREE STATE (3) Bloemfontein (3)
 LIMPOPO (3) Thohoyandou (1) Polokwane (2)
NORTHERN CAPE (3) Kimberley (3)
KZN (4) Durban (4)

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts in the PROVINCE of domicile only. Separate applications for each PROVINCE must be made, listing the centres in the specific province. Please submit separate applications for each centre.

Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Director-General: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X 81, Pretoria, 0001. OR
Physical address: Application Box, First floor reception, East Tower,
Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83.

Applications should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license as well as a detailed CV. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered.

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1)(i) of the Constitution of SA, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the staffing policy of the Department of Justice will be taken into consideration.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. KA Moekwa (012 )481 2767