7 Feb '18

Admin, Office & Support, Western Cape CPT - CBD

Market related -

We are currently recruiting for permanent Typist with a typing speed of 45 words per minute for a well-established client based in Cape Town.


  • 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


  • Proven experience as personal Assistant
  • 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
  • Certification or Diploma as a Personal Assistant / Secretary 

Salary: R9000 - R15000 per month (Dependent on Experience)

Working Hours (Please note: You do not rotate shifts. Which ever shift you are put on, is the shift you stick to)


  • 16:00pm - 11:30pm
  • 17:00 - 12:30am


  • 10am - 7pm
  • 11am - 8pm
  • 12am - 8pm

Ad Visible Until: 9 March 2018
Ref: CPT002006/YS

Vacancy Type: Permanent