The Legal Practice Council (LPC) is currently embarking on a process to fill 03 vacant Legal Officer
positions for its Provincial Offices.
Vacancy: Legal Officer
Provincial Office: North West (Mahikeng), Limpopo (Polokwane) and Mpumalanga (Nelspruit)
Reporting to: Director: Provincial Office
Status: External Advertisement
To facilitate and coordinate all regulatory functions for the Provincial Council (PC) and provide professional support to the Provincial Director.
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Handle all complaints and facilitate the disciplinary processes for the Province; Coordinate all matter relating to risk and compliance; Assist the Director in dealing with matters relating to curatorship; Handle all articles, admissions, and provincial records and database matters; Handle all enquires relating to admission exams, training, education and accreditations and escalate matters to the National Office where necessary; and Provide support to the Director in coordinating PC meetings, keeping record of meetings and following up on resolutions of the PC.
Draft various reports and memoranda to the Council; Provide training and supervise junior staff within the office; Liaison with other departments, exchange information and refer matters; Liaison with members of the public, attend to queries, provide advice and hold consultations; Provide advice and guidelines to legal practitioners on current rulings; and Any other duties assigned by the Director from time-to-time.
Skills & Competencies
Excellent analytical skills; Good Communication skills; Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities; and flexible approach to problem solving.