SERI: Candidate Attorneys

Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Opportunity type: 

The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) Law Clinic wishes to fill up to two vacancies for candidate attorneys (CAs).
This vacancies will arise on or after 1 January 2018. 

SERI is one of South Africa’s leading human rights organisations, and is internationally recognised for its award-winning work. SERI has a first-rate research and advocacy team, which provides research, community-based public education, media advocacy and associated services to a wide range of communities and social movements. SERI research informs government policy, mobilises community-based action, and promotes public awareness of the need to protect and advance socio-economic rights.

SERI seeks to appoint Candidate Attorneys, based in South Africa.

This vacancies will arise on or after 1 January 2018.

SERI is authorised by the Law Society of the Northern Provinces to accept and train CAs. 

CAs are recruited for a fixed-term of two years, leading to qualification and admission as an Attorney. 

Salary: R175 000 per annum.


  • LLB Degree
  • Interest in and, some prior engagement with, human rights law or litigation
  • Interest in, and experience of, research and publication.
  • Fluency in any of South Africa’s indigenous languages

To apply, submit your CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in working for SERI, and what qualities and experience you would bring to the post to Princess Nkuna

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

SERI is committed to transformation. Black South Africans, women and disabled persons are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.
SERI wishes to contribute to the development of a new generation of human rights lawyers at the national and international level. Accordingly, the positions carry with them significant opportunities for international travel and continuing professional training and development.

Generalised covering letters, which do not engage with SERI’s activities and purpose, will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and will be expected to make themselves available for interview in April or May 2017.
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