Average Salary For Family Lawyers In South Africa

Family lawyers are legal professionals that specialize in matters to do with family law.


They handle legal issues that are concerned with members of the family. Such legal issues include divorce, child custody, and guardianship among others.

They can also represent litigants in family conflicts that end up in court.

Family Lawyer Salary In South Africa

An early career Divorce Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R131,000 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Divorce Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R425,000 based on 5 salaries.

Which subject is best for a lawyer?

Public speaking.

Social studies.



Statistics and data science.

American history and government.


Close reading and reasoning.

What can I do with an LLB degree in South Africa?

Administrative lawyer.




Case manager.

Commercial rights manager.

Compliance officer.

Compliance specialist.

How many years is a law degree?

3 years

How do I become a family lawyer in South Africa?

South African law requires that a lawyer obtain a law degree, work several years in a legal setting and pass an admissions exam.

You must also be at least 21 years old and a citizen or legal resident of South Africa.