Job Details

  • Reference number: RefUnit P910
  • Province: Western Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: July 7th

Background to Position





The Candidates will be exposed to a wide range of matters including the provision of legal services to vulnerable communities of Alice and East London.

Job Description


  • To consult clients and render legal services to indigent communities around Alice and East London.
  • To draft pleadings, attend matters at court, and tribunals.

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • LLB degree and Practical Legal Training (PLT) at the School of Legal Practice. 
  • Candidates must be motivated to work.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills in English. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Demonstrable passion for Social Justice.

Application Requirement

Closing Date:  24 July 2023


To apply: Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:

1. Apply online to   with a motivation letter, complete CV, copies of qualifications and three work-related referees.

2. No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.

3  Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date. Late applications will not be considered.

4. Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note: Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only.

The University reserves the right NOT to make an appointment.

University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In order to comply with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointment will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile.

Queries can be directed to Ms. Fungai Matumba on and 043 704 7190

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.