Legal Secretary - Pretoria

Legal Secretary with Patricia Software, 60 words per minute typing skill and dictaphone • Creation of new Trade Mark records on Patricia • Preparing Trade Mark forms, certificates, acceptance notices for lodging with the Registrar • Creation of new Trade Mark records on Patricia • Preparing Trade Mark forms, certificates, acceptance notices for lodging with the registrar • Typing correspondence in response to the Registrar’s queries or official actions • Filing South African and Foreign applications • Capturing of history on computer records • Communicating with search clerks at the Trade Marks Office • Entering searches onto system • Typing of search correspondence • Attending to accounting matters (re: queries) • Typing of invoices and credit notes • Creating and printing Trade Marks listings • Opening files and dictation typing • Faxing, filing, photo copying and general office duties • Sending and receiving e-mails • Answering telephone calls • Handling routine correspondence and diarising files • Computer literate in Word • Typing speed of 60 wpm and excellent dictation skills • Fully conversant in English • Excellent telephone etiquette • Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to use initiative • Ability to prioritise • Ability to handle information related to the department with confidentiality • Good organizational skills • Ability to work meticulously

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