Law Bursaries South Africa 2017- 2018


Lawyers are an essential part of society, they represent their clients in civil and criminal litigation in the courtroom. Some lawyers even speak for the “voiceless”, with many lawyers doing pro bono cases to help people who cannot afford legal fees.

Studying within the law faculty can lead the way to many different careers within the law profession – you can become an attorney, advocate, lawyer, jurist or a paralegal.

If law is your chosen faculty, why not apply for the bursaries below to help fund your studies.



A junior lawyer/ attorney will earn an average of R180 000 per annum, while a more experienced lawyer/ attorney can expect to earn an average of R210 000 per annum.
Lawyers with experience in litigation, complex litigation case management, contract negotiation and legal compliance generally earn higher salaries than their colleagues without these skills.

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