Paralegal Jobs in South Africa – Vacancies

By | February 5, 2019

Paralegal Jobs in South Africa – Vacancies

Paralegals assist attorneys in resolving lawsuits. They might investigate the facts of a case, interview clients and witnesses, and perform legal research.

Paralegals often draft pleadings, including deposition notices, subpoenas, motions, certifications, and briefs.

Paralegals and legal assistants are found in all types of organizations, but most work for law firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies.

They usually work full time, and some may have to work more than 40 hours a week to meet deadlines.

Paralegal Jobs include:

  • Legal Assistant.
  • Litigation Paralegal.
  • Administrative Assistant.
  • Attorney.
  • Office Manager.
  • Senior Paralegal.
  • Law Clerk.
  • Legal Secretary.

What is the Job Description of a Paralegal?

First, a paralegal may not establish the attorney-client relationship.

Second, a paralegal may not give legal advice.

Third, a paralegal may not appear in court on behalf of a client – and this prohibition covers the taking and defending of depositions and the signing of pleadings or other papers to be filed in court.

Paralegal Salary – How much do they get paid?

Paralegals in South Africa, depending on their levels of qualification and experience take between R9,175 (mostly for fresh Paralegal Graduates) and R15,354 (for those with experience) per month.


  • a paralegal practice award, certificate, diploma or higher diploma.
  • a legal secretary certificate or diploma.
  • an award in legal studies.
  • an HNC/HND or foundation degree in law, legal studies or paralegal practice.
  • a law degree.

What are the available Paralegal Jobs in South Africa

Paralegal Jobs available in South Africa are currently open to apply.