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Junior Attorney

Employer: Corruption Watch
Location: Gauteng
Date posted: 19 May 2017

Job Description:

Corruption Watch is a civil society organisation that gathers analyses and shares information on corruption in South Africa and supports a more engaged and active civil society.

Corruption Watch, based in Johannesburg, currently has the following vacancy: Junior Attorney

Key performance areas include:

·           Drafting of pleadings, reports, letters, briefs to advocates, memoranda to attorneys, PAIA applications and other legal correspondence

·           Contribution to assessment of legal strategy and approaches to strategic impact litigation

·           Assessing and processing reports of corruption in terms of Corruption Watch criteria, investigating reports of corruption and compiling investigative reports

·           Research on draft legislation, policy and international anti-corruption obligations and duties and drafting such submissions

·           Supervision of junior members of the team under guidance from the Head of the Unit

·           In – house legal duties which include vetting of media article and assistance with company secretary work and draft funding applications and reports

Applicants for the Junior Attorney vacancy must have the following:

·           LLB, Admitted attorney

·           At least three (3) years’ work experience, including litigation, research and writing experience

·           Proactive attitude, with enthusiasm for Corruption Watch’s mission and vision

·           Ability to work closely with diverse group of professionals and different departments

·           Excellent administrative and file management skills

·           Ability to adapt in a fast changing environment

·           Desktop forensic investigation experience will be an advantage

·           Preferably fluency in at least one African language

·           Excellent computer literacy skills

·           A valid driver’s license

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at and email your application by Wednesday 31st May 2017

Contact Details

Contact Person: Tracy Nyman
Contact Number: 083 310 1050
Contact Email: