LEGAL PRACTITIONER/CLINICIAN x 2 (ACCESS TO JUSTICE CENTRE) UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE Applications from suitably qualified members are invited to fill the following posts: PART D: ACCESS TO JUSTICE CENTRE 1. LEGAL PRACTITIONER/CLINICIAN (2 POSTS) Duties and Responsibilities The Legal Practitioner will be a full time litigation lawyer for the Access to Justice Centre prepared to: - Take instructions from clients; - Attend to court and dispute resolution for and represent clients; - Carry out all legal work allowed in the Law Clinic; - Offer legal advice to the clients; - Supervise students in all practical skills courses; - Attend clinical tutorials for students as set by the relevant Consultants; - Attend to Law Clinic outreach and mobile clinics; - Do any other duties as assigned by the Director from time to time.
Desired Qualifications and Attributes - A good first Degree in Law from a recognized University. - A Master’s Degree in Law or other relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage; - Registration with the Law Society of Zimbabwe; - At least two (2) years of experience in private practice, litigating in the Magistrates, Labour Court, High Court, Supreme Court and Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe. - Excellent communication and reporting skills; - Proficiency in the use of Information and Communications Technology tools and e resources;
APPLICATIONS All applications will be treated in strictest confidence. Six copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, giving full personal particulars indicating full name, place and date of birth; certified copies of national identification, birth certificate, proof of qualifications, employment and experience, present salary, telephone number and names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to: Deputy Registrar, Human Resources University of Zimbabwe P O Box MP 167 Mount Pleasant HARARE Or Hand delivered to the Administration Block, door number 113 The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 29 January 2021. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.