Secretary wanted: Apply Now

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Secretary wanted: Apply Now

Vacancy Details

Employer: Adams & Adams

Introduction:

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

Description:

Duties and responsibilities

Attending to secretarial and typing functions associated with general legal work, e.g. litigation, third party and family law matters

Taking messages and general office duties

Completing large volumes of dictated typing work relating to High & Magistrate’s court and preparing Notices in terms of Court Rules

Attend to administration of office files

Prepare client accounts, attend to invoicing, including preparation of debit and credit notes

Handling debtors list and typing reconciliation statements

Liaising with clients, counsel and sheriffs, organising consultations and attending to queries from clients and other attorneys

Arranging medico-legal examinations for clients with doctors as well as traveling arrangements & accommodation

Receiving and sending e-mails

Arranging for urgent services of legal documents and follow up telephonically

Assisting in supervisor’s practice and facilitate best use of their professional time

Diarising files and following up on outstanding issues.

Requirements:

Skills and knowledge

Computer literate in Microsoft Word

Minimum typing speed of 45 WPM

Fully conversant in English and Afrikaans

Ability to work under pressure while keeping calm

Ability to work independently, use initiative and be able to work on several matters at a time

Good telephone and communication skills

General Litigation experience

Ability to work accurately with attention to detail

Experience in personal injury law and family law

Willingness to learn and become efficient and effective towards responsibility

Flexibility with respect to time & work.

Qualification/s

Matric/ National Diploma or equivalent qualification

Secretarial Diploma/Certificate (preferably legal)

2+ yrs relevant experience as a Legal secretary

Apply before Monday, May 13, 2019 – 29 Days left
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Source: Careers24

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