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Litigation Secretary

Company MacRobert Attorneys
Reference # Lit Nov 2019
Published 05/11/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary R 14,000.00 - 17,000.00 Monthly
Location Brooklyn, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
MacRobert Inc. has a position available for an experienced Litigation Secretary in our Corporate Division. At least 3 years experience as a Legal Secretary in a Law Firm is essential.
Job Functions Legal
Industries Legal
Specification
Communication
•Attends to all verbal, dictated and written instruction as per director and associates
•Screening of calls as well as message taking for allocated division
•Communication of messages, urgent faxes and/or communication
•Assist with queries regarding Sheriff payments, deposits, requisitions for cheques and receipts
•Give written instructions to the accounts department, to pay accounts such as counsels, agents, sherrifs and personal refunds
•Assist with researches when required
•Request numbers for opening files
•Assist with debt collections, making appointments with clients and provide updates on cases
•Assist with queries regarding support services such as IT, HR, Accounts

Administration
•Typing of correspondence, documents and affidavits
•Typing of pleadings and notices
•Typing of memos as requested
•Photocopying of all relevant documentation
•Fax documentation on instruction
•Updating of the Director's diaries
•Capturing of new files
•Assist with debtors payment arrangements, telephone debtors and following up on the payments
•Draft and type correspondence for High Court
•Typing of dictations
•Indexing and paginating
•Request, follow up and receiving of FICA documents. Send to Accounts department when received
•Prepare briefs to counsel and send off

Finance
•Assist with cheque requisitions and receipts after payments
•Invoicing to clients as well as reconciliations thereof in the case of deposit paid
•Issue disbursement accounts to clients
•Check unidentified payments and capturing when relevant
•Check and follow up on outstanding fees and disbursements
Requirements
•Matric
•3 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary in a Law firm (ESSENTIAL)
•Fully bilingual (English/Afrikaans)
•Computer literate (MS Office)
•Able to work in a high paced environment
•Be able to pay attention to detail
Job Closing Date 02/12/2019
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