Legal / Collections Secretary LEGN1005 (345 views)

Sandton, Johannesburg
June 12, 2017
A law firm based in Woodmead is looking for a collections secretary or paralegal to join their firm.

Min Requirments:
The successful candidate must meet and exceed the following requirements:
Secretarial Certificate or Diploma or a Para Legal Diploma
At least 5 years working experience at a law firm
Proven track record as a senior legal secretary and typist
Dictaphone typing, copy typing
Electronic and manual filing
Familiarity with legal terminology
Excellent secretarial and administrative skills
Advanced typing skills (dictaphone, copy-typing and self-initiated typing);
Minimum typing speed of 75 wpm;
Advanced PC literacy on all MS Word applications (including Windows, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel);
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language;
Diligent and hard worker;
Ability to prioritise and co-ordinate work.

Role Description:
Job Function
Check the data captured for accuracy;
Check and verify locus standi of the plaintiff and the defendant;
Check jurisdiction in the matters;
Instruct sheriffs, Couriers and correspondents
Be responsible for the running of the procedural aspects of a matter once the summons has been served.
Processing and managing incoming and outgoing post, telephone calls, e-mails and correspondence;
Able to follow already established in-house work procedures and to identify and implement new procedures to improve efficiencies;
Diary management, filing, screening calls;
Good legal knowledge and understanding of legal terminology an advantage
Typing and formatting of documents
Collating and updating legal matters status report
Electronic database manipulation.

Woodmead, Sandton

R20 000 per month


This is a job from: AGC Legal
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