Legal Secretary ( Northern Suburbs, Cape Town)

Our client, a successful law firm based in Bellville, has an opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join their team.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to the attorney and attending to all administration relating to the litigation, debt collection and other legal areas of the firm;

  • Corresponding with clients, correspondent attorneys, sheriffs, the various court, debtors and other relevant parties via various communication methods;

  • Accurately and efficiently drafting of legal documents and filing of general correspondence, minutes, presentations and agendas;

  • Opening files, liaising with clients and assisting clients with signing of contracts;

  • Managing the diary of the attorney as well as the diary and schedule of the candidate attorneys of the firm;

  • Liaising with clients and the firm's bookkeeper to ensure that all invoices and costs are recorded

  • Attending to reception duties during the course of the day

Minimum Qualifying Criteria:

  • Grade 12 / Matric Certificate

  • Relevant Diploma / Degree in Legal Administration / Secretarial Studies

  • 2 Years Minimum Experience required with sound knowledge of legal processing

  • Excellent Written and Spoken Communication Skills in Afrikaans & English

  • Ability to work daily on Microsoft Office Products, including Word & Excel

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Hard-working and enthusiastic

  • Contactable References, preferably QualiCV Verified Reference Checks

Application Process:

  • Applications must be received by the following date and time: 25 January 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.

  • Applications can be e-mailed to, faxed to 0866068402 or delivered/couriered to 45 First Avenue, Boston, Bellville, 7530

  • Indicate clearly that you are applying for this position or your application will not be considered

  • Attach your UPDATED & COMPLETE CV with your application

  • Salary will be discussed at later interview stage

  • Should you not receive any feedback in 10 working days, consider your application unsuccessful

  • QualiCV will not charge applicants for interviews or to be considered for any positions. QualiCV does provide additional charged services that could benefit the job seeker, including verifications and background screening, interview preparations, career consultations, etc. These services are not to be confused with our recruitment process, which is free of charge to the job seeker since our clients, potential employers, are charged for the recruitment service.

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