6 Feb '18
Legal Typist

Legal, Western Cape CPT - CBD

R 9000 - R 15000

We are currently recruiting for Legal Secretaries to assist a client based in Cape Town. Please note this position requires candidates to work shift!

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
  • Typing Speed of 45 words per minute
  • Knowledge of constitution, legal terminology, regulations and court system
  • Knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software, dictaphone etc)
  • 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

Salary - R9000 - R15000 depending on experience.

Ad Visible Until: 28 February 2018
Ref: CPT001837/LP

Vacancy Type: Permanent