27 Sep 2016

Brooklyn, Pretoria: LEGAL COMMERCIAL SECRETARY (COMMERCIAL LAW DEPARTMENT)

Cora O’Neil Recruitment Agency – Posted by Cora O'Neil Recruitment AgencyPretoria

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Job Description

Brooklyn, Pretoria: LEGAL COMMERCIAL SECRETARY (COMMERCIAL LAW DEPARTMENT)
Minimum Requirements:
-Female
-Matric / Grade 12
-Fully bilingual (Afrikaans & English)
-Very good English skills essential
-Minimum 5 years experience as a Legal Commercial Secretary at a law firm
-Excellent knowledge of MS Word
-Excellent typing skills (speed and accuracy) 60 wpm
-Experience/knowledge on Ghostpractice
-Well-organised and conscientious
-Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
-Display attention to detail
-Good interpersonal skills
-Maintain confidentiality
-Honesty, reliability and punctuality
-Ability to multi-task
-Takes initiative
-Ability to work well under pressure
-Ability to maintain good relationships with co-workers and be a team player
-Work additional hours from time to time
-Stable employment record
-To start as soon as possible
Duties:
-Typing of Commercial Law legal documents
-Dictaphone and copy typing of a wide range of contracts/documents (often lengthy with complex layout)
-Retrieving legal texts from electronic databases for inclusion in documents
-Amendments to complex documents, applying track changes
-Opening and preparing client files
-Weekly posting of fees, invoicing and collection of outstanding accounts
-Preparing accounts for clients
-Maintain an efficient and effective departmental administration system
-Work with lawyers/secretaries from different practice areas across the firm
-Scheduling/making necessary arrangements for Director’s and/or client meetings
-Ensure that correct files are drawn for daily diary
-General secretarial duties
Salary: R 16 000.00 gross

How to Apply

E-mail detailed CV to oneilc@telkomsa.net and indicate Reference CR1397 and your salary expectation. (Also forward Reference letters and a recent photograph if possible) APPLICATIONS NOT MEETING ALL REQUIREMENTS WILL BE DELETED.

Job Categories: Legal. Job Types: Full-Time.

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