Road Accident Fund: Legal Internship Programme 2019

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is calling on interested individuals to send their application for its Legal Internship Programme for 2019.

Established in 1996 by the Road Accident Fund Act, the RAF replaced the Multilateral Motor Vehicle Accidents Fund. The RAF’s mandate is to provide appropriate coverage to all road users traveling within the borders of South Africa.

In addition, the Fund provides for the rehabilitation and compensation of people injured in road accidents. The RAF also covers foreigners in the event they are also injured in a road mishap. Coverage is of two types; personal insurance coverage for accident victims, and indemnity coverage for the offending party.

RAF Legal Internship Programme 2019

The Road Accident Fund is offering its Legal Internship Programme as its standing commitment to developing essential skills among new graduates. This internship programme runs for a period of 12 months with the successful intern receiving a monthly stipend for the duration.

Successful interns will gain exposure performing the following roles:

  • Draft legal advisories
  • Ensure legal accuracy of various documents such as operational manuals
  • Create content for publication
  • Contract drafting and vetting
  • Provide transactional support
  • Contribute in contract negotiations
  • Attend and provide legal advise to Procurement Committees
  • Work with other legal service providers
  • Draft directives for the Organization regarding important judgements
  • Draft briefing notes for the Executive Management
  • Provide advice about waivers regarding prescribed matters
  • Manage stakeholder relations

Requirements or Eligibility

To qualify, applicants must meet the following basic requirements:

  • Completed an LLB degree
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must not have served as an intern or employed in the same field of specialization
  • 18 to 35 years of age
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills
  • Good eye for details
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to prioritize tasks

How to Apply

Applications must include the following supporting documents:

  • Certified true copy of LLB degree
  • CV and letter of motivation (3 pages maximum)
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 or Matric results
  • Certified copy of academic records
  • Copy of ID (certified copy)

Send your application via email to:


  • Be sure to indicate the reference number 10052019LI and the province (Pretoria) of internship on the subject line
  • Applicants can only apply for a maximum of 3 positions

Click the link to the job advert below to know more about the RAF Legal Internship Programme:

Opening and Closing Date

Deadline for submission of applications is on 21 May 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Contact Information

Click on the link below if you wish to know more about the Road Accident Fund:

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