Job Title

Legal Secretary

Key Responsibilities:

*Typing of correspondence, court papers, opinions, articles, presentations, general legal memoranda

*Telephone duties: effective screening and problem resolution, scheduling and co-ordination of appointments, meetings and client contact

*Handling of correspondence and emails

*Diary management and booking of boardrooms for meetings

*Maintaining an efficient filing system

*Handling mail, faxes, scanning, files and telefaxing

*Effectively organising self and office

*Capturing time on the  Legal suit billing system

*Processing the monthly accounts

*Collecting outstanding funds from clients

*Managing and ensuring timeous payment of disbursements

*Establishing and/or maintaining relationships with professionals, support staff and internal/external clients

*Effective general office management such as but not limited to maintaining processes that have been put in place in regard to archiving, opening of matters and keeping record of matters for the team

*Becoming involved in all aspects of the practice to offer pro-active support and assistance

*Providing effective verbal and written communication in addressing clients' requests and expectations

*Prioritising tasks when under pressure

*Managing all aspects of the practice

Minimum Requirements


*Minimum of 5 years previous experience

*Dictaphone typing

*Valid drivers license 

*Experience working on Legal Suit

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