Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

We are looking for a legal secretary  based in Pietermaritzburg, (high court and Magistrates court litigation) who will report directly to a senior attorney and who will be responsible for:
 
Running attorney’s diary, drafting correspondence, various notices, applications and affidavits. Liaising with clients, Sheriffs and Counsel over correspondence and telephone. Loading EFT information and preparing EFT requisitions. Posting fees and invoicing clients as well as chasing fees. Ensuring court files are indexed and paginated timeously, liaising with clients, scheduling meetings and appointments, setting deadline reminders and diary dates, maintaining files and providing general administrative support in the office.
 
The ideal candidate must have excellent communication skills and inter-personal skills, be trustworthy, responsible, well-organized, administratively strong, pro-active, capable of working independently and have at least 5 years’ prior experience in a litigation environment.
 
Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, Ghost Practice
 
Salary between R10 000CTC – R15 000CTC
 
Please email angela@proappoint.co.za