Legal jobs exist for South Africans looking for a career to work in SA law and recruitment agencies are often on the lookout for lawyers, secretaries, paralegals, solicitors and other types of support roles within the field. Vacancies often exist in private practices, the public sector, IT, human resources or banking and finance sectors as a few examples and those looking to work in this area will almost certainly find a position close to home, particularly if they stay anywhere in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth or Bloemfontein as these are some of the larger cities within SA and home to many legal departments and firms.
South Africans looking for legal jobs have never really had issues finding a good position that suits them as the options available offers students and experienced people alike a wide choice. In fact many students looking for work in the law field around SA find that after they have submitted their CV to a decent recruitment agency they end up being spoilt for choice and can almost pick and choose the position that attracts them the most. Depending on what area of law they may have studied and what previous experience they may have of course.
One of the benefits of having experience in the field of law and being well studied and educated with practical hands on experience is you can find work abroad and are not limited to one country. Many go overseas to find jobs and legal careers in London UK or other international areas. Lawyers in the UK for example earn a very decent salary and it becomes quite attractive for South African attorneys to jump on a plane and work in England for a few years, some even end up emigrating. Whether you are planning on working in an international law environment or wanting to stay in this country is obviously your choice but one fact remains, the choice of legal jobs available for South Africans is wide.