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Paralegal I/II/III

Duties and responsibilities

  • Performing routine legal functions under supervision of a qualified legal professional
  • Displaying a high level of initiative and being pro-active in practice
  • Assisting with practice administration, i.e. billing, enquiries, fee collections, etc
  • Creation of new, updating and maintaining of Trade Mark records and portfolios on Patricia
  • Drafting of Trade Mark documentation including forms
  • Typing general correspondence
  • Preparing quotes for the filing of new Trade Mark applications
  • Attending to accounting matters (re: WIP lists and Debtors)
  • Typing of invoices and credit notes (including up loadable-bills)
  • Preparing, drawing and/or formatting of Trade Mark listings for agents or proprietors
  • Opening files
  • Drawing diary files and drafting routine diary correspondence
  • Faxing, filing, photo copying and general office duties
  • Sending and receiving e-mails
  • Checking and monitoring Standing Instructions
  • Handling routine correspondences
  • Diarising files
  • Dealing with own and two partners diaries

Job requirements: 

Skills and knowledge

  • Computer literate in Word and Excel
  • Typing speed of 60+ wpm and excellent spelling skills
  • Excellent English
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to work independently, to work under pressure and to use initiative
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Ability to handle information related to the department with confidentiality
  • Good organisational skills
  • A meticulous, responsible person with a sense of urgency, who is able to prioritise duties
  • A conscientious, loyal and dedicated person, with the ability to think laterally
  • Ability to work independently and under supervision
  • Must be able to speak, read and write Mandarin

 Qualification/s

  • Matric
  • Paralegal Diploma
  • University Degree (an advantage)
  • 10 + yrs relevant experience as a Legal Secretary

Reference Number: 

TMP1808KB02

Company: 

Adams Adams

City: 

Pretoria

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Legal