Paralegal wanted: Apply Now


Paralegal wanted: Apply Now

Vacancy Details

Employer: Adams & Adams


An opportunity exists to join an internationally recognised and leading intellectual property and commercial law services firm in Africa. *AA candidates will get preference


Duties and responsibilities

Performing routine legal functions under supervision of a qualified legal professional

Displaying a high level of initiative and being pro-active in practice

Assisting with practice administration, i.e. billing, enquiries, fee collections, etc

Creation of new, updating and maintaining of Trade Mark records and portfolio’s on Patricia

Drafting of any Trade Mark documentation including forms

Typing general correspondence

Prepare quotes for the filing of new Trade Mark applications

Attending to accounting matters (re: WIP lists and Debtors)

Typing of invoices and credit notes (including up loadable-bills)

Prepare, draw and or format of Trade Mark listing for agents or proprietors

Opening files

Drawing diaries

Faxing, filing, photo copying and general office duties

Sending and receiving e-mails

Checking and monitoring Standing Instructions

Handling routine correspondences

Diarising files

Dealing with own and partners diary

Filing of trade mark applications (local and foreign), including large-scale client filing programmes and attending to the filing of recordals of assignment, changes of name, changes of address and changes of Address for Service applications


Skills and knowledge

Computer literate in Word and Excel

Typing speed of 60+ wpm and excellent spelling skills

Fully conversant in English (speak and read)

Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to use initiative

Ability to prioritize

Ability to handle information related to the department with confidentiality

Good organizational skills

A meticulous, responsible person with a sense of urgency, who is able to prioritise duties

A conscientious, loyal and dedicated person, with the ability to think laterally

Ability to give clear instructions to secretary

Ability to work independently and under supervision



Paralegal Diploma (an advantage)

University degree (an advantage)

12+ yrs relevant experience as a secretary (senior) or paralegal

Apply before Monday, May 13, 2019 – 29 Days left
Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion.
If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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