Legal Secretary - Sandton Verfied

R 24000 per month Sandton, Gauteng Sandton, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 10-09-2021 1:25:01 PM
We are looking for a specialized Legal Secretary to undertake a variety of administrative and clerical tasks.

Responsibilities
Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues and partners
Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients
Attend trials and type minutes
Write case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts and testimony
Conduct thorough statistical/ documentary research
Source and verify important case intelligence
Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions
Preserve an updated case record system
Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
Maintain and update inventories of contact details
Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders

Requirements
Proven experience as Legal Secretary
Knowledge of constitution, legal terminology, regulations and court system
Knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology
Working knowledge of litigation management software systems is a plus
Proficiency in English
Outstanding time-management and typing skills
Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people