November 21, 2022


CENTRE : KwaZulu Natal (Pietermaritzburg)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and an appropriate
LLB or B Proc Degree. Minimum of 4 years extensive post-qualification legal
professional and advisory experience. Admission as an Attorney or Advocate.
Post qualification experience in court litigation. Experience in conveyance and
vetting documents. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of Restitution of Land
Rights Act, 22 of 1994, Law and other relevant Acts and Legislative prescripts.
Specialised knowledge of Constitutional Law. Law of Contracts. Knowledge of
South African Law, in particular Land Reform laws. Post qualification
experience in court litigation. Knowledge of conveyance and vetting of
documents. Job related skills: Proven supervisory and management skills,
Ability to draft legal opinions and contracts, Negotiation skills, research and19
very good writing skills. Ability to think independently, analytically and
innovatively. Good problem-solving skills. Mediation and conflict resolution
skills. Computer literacy. Skills in court litigation. Communication skills (verbal
and written). A valid driver’s licence. Preparedness to travel and work irregular
hours under tremendous pressure.

DUTIES : Check legal compliance. Check research report e.g Rule 3 and Rule 5. Check
Section 42D. Check Gazette report. Attend to negotiations with farmer /
landowner. Prepare response to the representation for the farmer / landowner.
Prepare response to the representation for the farmer / landowner. Check
Section 42E expropriation. Check claimant verification. Check Communal
Property Association 1 (CPA) to CPA 8 / Trust constitution. Liaise with
landowner. Check financial compensation funds. Prepare settlement
agreements. Check CPA constitution. Provide litigation support in the
Restitution Branch. Draft referrals. Issue notice of instruction to appoint State
Attorney. Facilitate the process of legal representation. Exchange of court
document (Pleadings). Attend courts. Attend Pre-trials. Serve referrals on
interested parties. File the notice of referrals. Facilitate the implementation of
court orders. Attend consultations with State Attorney and Advocates. Draft
legal documents. Draft legal documents (deed of sale). Draft settlement
agreement. Draft lease agreement. Draft caretaker ship agreement. Draft CPA
constitution. Facilitate adoption of CPA constitution. Facilitate the elections of
the CPA. Draft legal opinion and documents. Transfer private or state land.
Prepare financial compensation submission. Facilitate the registration of
transfers. Sign agreements for both parties. Facilitate transfer of payments.
Issue instruction of conveyers. Monitor the transfers on a weekly basis and
inspection. Issue instruction to State Attorney for transfer and pay the balance.
Issue instruction to State Attorney inclusive of Section 42D. Request clearance
rates from Municipality. Prepare memorandums for payment of rates. Acquire
proof of payment of rates. Obtain certificates from Municipality. Monitor the
transfer process until the end and inform the claimants.

ENQUIRIES : Mr S Ndlovu Tel No: (033) 355 8400

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to Private Bag x 9132, Pietermaritzburg,
0001 or hand delivered to: 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street (formerly known as Loop
NOTE : Coloured and Indian Males and African Coloured, Indian and White Females
and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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