The Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) Latest Job Vacancy

Posted on :

14 Dec, 2020

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Legal Jobs in South Africa

The Casual Workers Advice Office (CWAO) was founded in 2011 as a non-profit, independent organisation. It provides advice and support to workers, especially casual, contract, labour broker and other precarious workers.



Job Title: Strategic Litigation Attorney
Location: Germiston, Johannesburg

Salary commensurate with experience and the CWAO’s remuneration framework.

Applicants must share with the CWAO a commitment to protecting workers’ rights and to using law as an instrument of justice.

Preference will be given to black women applicants.


  • Strategic litigation
  • Regular appearances at CCMA/Bargaining Councils
  • Labour Court appearances in interdicts, trials and review applications
  • Act as instructing attorney to counsel for Labour Appeal Court and Constitutional Court litigation
  • Legal research
  • Legal drafting
  • Supervising and training of candidate attorneys and paralegals
  • Establishing systems for recording, tracking, follow-up and reporting on cases
  • Reporting and compliance


  • Admission as a practising attorney for at least three years
  • Up-to-date and substantial knowledge of labour legislation, women worker rights in particular
  • Up-to-date knowledge of practice and procedure in the CCMA/Bargaining Councils and Labour Courts
  • Legal writing skills
  • Legal research skills
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, internet, email)
  • Ability to take direction in a collective, democratic, worker-led environment
  • Strong commitment to high-quality client service
  • Demonstrated background of commitment to worker and human rights
  • Fluent in English and at least one other official South African language
  • Valid Driver’s licence
  • Applicants must be available to work on Saturdays

To apply

Submit your application to [email protected]  together with the following:

  • Motivational letter
  • CV with copies of qualifications
  • Relevant sample of your writing (less than 10 pages)
  • Two contactable references.

Application Deadline: no later than 31 December 2020

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