Legal Secretary

Location: Wale St, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 07-02-2019


Key Performance Areas:-

  1. Claims Administration
    • Reviews content of incoming correspondence and diarised files and responds to routine correspondence and routine follow-up action
  • Ensures that the process to diarise files is effectively executed
  • Recovery of claims paid and costs incurred by the Fund in respect of striking off and/or suspension of attorneys and curatorship fees

2.Secretarial Support

  • Utilises      computer       software       packages      to      produce      correspondence, spreadsheets, reports and emails
  • Takes     minutes      of    meetings,      transcribes,       types     up     and     distributes minutes/agendas
  • Sets up and maintains an electronic and hardcopy filing system
  • Answers and operates telephones
  • Assists with the drafting of presentations and letters
  • Transcribes information from Dictaphone
  • Reacts to urgent requests/issues and contacts relevant managers

3.Diary Scheduling

  • Schedules electronic meetings in Outlook
  • Accepts, declines or re-routes appointment/meetings on behalf of manager/s
  • Co-ordinates calendars for the team and schedules appointments

4.General Office Administration

  • Responds to requests for documentation and information
  • Opens and distributes mail
  • Arranges deliveries and collections by courier
  • Co-ordinates dispatching of parcels and brochures
  • Scanning and saving of all incoming correspondence on F: Drive

Work Experience / Qualifications

  1. Matric / Equivalent
  1. 5 years related experience in a similar position
  1. Legal Diploma / Certificate
  1. Be computer literate and have working knowledge of MS Office programmes
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