Legal Secretary

  • Permanent
  • Ref #387552AH
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Johannesburg North, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Legal, Support
Employer Description

Johannesburg Northern Suburbs (Close to Rosebank)

Job Description

This is a full-time position with 6 months’ probation. This position will be based at the Law firm offices and remote working from home won’t be necessary or required unless insisted on by law. The Secretary must have been exposed to Commercial Law and Litigation. Person will report directly to the Firm Director. This person will assist 2 Attorneys at the firm. The role does not have any subordinates. The person will work with the entire team: Principal Attorney, Attorney, Candidate Attorney, PA, and Bookkeeper (this is one person), And liaise with Associates as necessary. Key performance areas/criteria that this person will be measured by are Time management, attention to detail. Following instructions. Being organized. Typing well. Duties will include typing correspondences and from Dictaphones, Research, Drafting, Court Work, General office admin, Supporting the Firm Principal and his team. Working hours – 07h50 – 17h00 + Voluntary over-time. This is a newly created position.

Qualifications

Legal Secretary Qualification. Computer Literacy is important - Strong on MS Office (Particularly Word). GhostPractice is a bonus.

Skills

Time management. Attention to detail. Following instructions. Being organized. Typing well. Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role. Fluent in English and any additional languages an advantage. Dictaphone Typing Knowledge. Time management, High levels of conscientiousness, Energetic, Attention to detail is important in this industry. Stable track record and contactable references required.

Salary / Package

R12500-R15000

Benefits

Voluntary Overtime. Data Allowance R150-00 per month