LegalWise seeks to employ a Legal Counsellor to render excellent service by assisting Members to be in the best position they can be through professional representation.

You will be responsible for:

  • Rendering general legal advice
  • Administering miscellaneous files (general issues of legal advice and problem resolution given by Legal Counsellor.
  • Consultations with Members and providing telephonic advice;
  • General administration duties, e.g. diarising of files, drafting correspondence, perusing incoming correspondence and data capturing
  • General Branch duties as requested
  • Providing regular feedback to Members, Area Manager, Branch Manager, Legal Counsellor Supervisor and Head office where necessary
  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks as and when required.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Completed a legal degree or completed 2nd year LLB
  • Admitted Attorney advantageous
  • Computer Literacy

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Good people skills and able to liaise professionally and effectively on all levels
  • Empathy and patience in dealing with Members
  • Good consultation skills
  • Problem solving abilities and negotiation skills
  • Managing work (including time management)
  • Building customer loyalty and customer focus
  • Good communication skills
  • Following up and providing feedback
  • Must be proficient in English and any local language

Other Requirements:

  • Must relocate on own cost
  • ITC/criminal check will be a requirement
  • Applicable Psychometric assessment/s will be a requirement.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and own reliable transport.

If you haven’t received feedback from us within two weeks of submitting your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

Desired Skills:

  • Legal Advice
  • Consultations

Desired Work Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years Legal Advisory

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

About The Employer:

Who we are

LegalWise exists to address access to justice for many South Africans, offering a more affordable way to legal services and a means to gain access to legal assistance. At LegalWise, we set great efforts to ensure a positive working environment, characterised by diversity and equality, where people feel appreciated and valued. Be part of an inclusive team that embraces openness, trust and values relationships that are mutually beneficial and respects our society.

Equity Statement

LegalWise is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Pension Fund

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