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Introduction

The Legal Practice Council (LPC) is currently embarking on a process to fill a vacant position in the National Office.

Minimum Appointment Requirements
• Matric/Grade 12 Certificate;
• Degree in Law;
• Admission as a Legal Practitioner and 8 years post-admission legal experience in a practice, of which 5 is in a management capacity. Post-admission legal experience in a professional regulatory environment is an added advantage.
• Knowledge of the Legal Practice Act, No 28 of 2014; Section 109 Regulations; Code of Conduct for all Legal Practitioners, Candidate Legal Practitioners and Juristic Entities; All aspects of law e.g. Road Accident Fund Act, Criminal Procedure Act, etc; Rules of LPC; Court procedure and law of evidence; Conveyancing; Risk management and Financial Principles.

Skills & Competencies
• Communication;
• Attention to detail;
• Interpersonal;
• Accuracy;
• Problem-solving;
• Critical thinker;
• Research;
• Integrity;
• Time management; Multi-tasking;
•... Report writing;
• Team player and working under pressure.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop the annual departmental strategic plan aligned to the Corporate Services Strategy and in accordance with the relevant legislation and regulations,
• Produce reports on the performance of the department;
• Manage the National Handling of complaints in accordance with the Council’s complaints procedures,);
• Periodically review and Develop changes in the complaints management system for reporting to Council;
• Monitor complaints management system improvements;
• Oversee the referral of matters to the National Disciplinary Oversight Committee and the compiling of the Agenda;
• Prepare the agenda and direct Committee’s annual plan;
• Attend Disciplinary Oversight Committee meetings, implement and monitor instructions given by the Committee;
• Review minutes of Disciplinary Committee meetings;
• Litigation Oversight;
• Champion departmental policies and procedures for discussion at Committee and monitor the implementation therein across the provinces;
• Prepare submissions for Council meetings;
• Handle queries from Councilors; Attend Council meetings and provide insight on disciplinary matters;
• Advise the Executive Officer, Committee and Provincial Offices;
• Implement decisions made by Council in respect to the Regulatory department;
• Compile and maintain a risk register in relation to the Complaints management process for submission to Council and Staff management.; Participate in the recruitment of subordinates when required by the HR department;
• Develop performance contracts for subordinates and conduct performance reviews to measure performance against agreed objectives, identifying training needs;
• Provide guidance, coaching, mentoring and advice to subordinates;
• Address discipline and workplace conflict through consultation with the Human Resource Department;
• Manage time, work allocations and leave of subordinates;
• Monitor compliance to company policies and the required codes of conduct, ethics etc.

Package & Remuneration

R1 090 909 all-inclusive package p.a.

Interested?

Closing date for applications is 03 May 2024 late applications will not be considered.

Disclaimer: The LPC reserves the right not to make an appointment
Midrand South Africa

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