Junior Attorney Position Available at the EELC

We are hiring!

  • Join our team of activist lawyers • Join the struggle for equal education •

The Equal Education Law Centre is looking for a junior attorney to join our team of social justice lawyers.

About the EELC

We are a team of activist lawyers working to advance the struggle for quality and equality in education, through legal advocacy and strategic litigation. The EELC works closely with our sister organisation, Equal Education, a movement of learners, parents, teachers and community members, working for quality and equality in South African education, through analysis and activism.

Who should apply

We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a passion for social justice, law and education. Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Admission as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa with at least one year’s post article experience;
  • Strong research and exceptional writing skills;
  • Based in the Western Cape or able to relocate;
  • Experience in strategic litigation and/or law clinic practice.

Candidates who demonstrate a commitment to social justice and struggles for equality will be preferred.

The EELC conducts its recruitment with a commitment to transformation in the legal sector.

How to apply

Email your application to info@eelawcentre.org.za with the subject heading “Attorney Application “.

Applications must include

  • A motivation letter and full curriculum vitae
  • Two reference letters
  • A sample of written legal work.


Applications close Thursday, 18 May 2017