The Office of the State Attorney provides legal services to national and provincial departments.
State attorneys are attorneys in the service of the State. They represent the State in all lawsuits and transactions for and against the State. They work and function in the same way as ordinary attorneys. A candidate attorney may enter into an agreement of candidacy with the state attorney and may write the attorney’s admission examination after completion of his/her articles.
Minimum requirements: LLB degree plus admission as an attorney.
The functions of the State Attorney is as follows: