Duties and Responsibilities

  • Display a high level of initiative and being pro-active in practice
  • Handle large volumes of general correspondence
  • Assist with practice administration i.e billing, enquiries etc.
  • Deal with urgent matters promptly, efficiently and ensure that all urgent tasks are completed timeously
  • Handle own diary terms
  • Follow up on outstanding WIP items
  • Open client accounts on Patricia and CMS
  • Follow up on letters regarding outstanding accounts
  • Attend to credit notes and new debit notes as requested by clients
  • Respond to incoming client correspondence and from diary
  • Update and maintain records
  • Check and monitor standing instructions
  • Open cases in Patricia

Desired Skills:

  • Computer literacy with competent typing skills –
  • Excellent language skills (good command of English
  • both written and verbal) –
  • Ability to prioritise and deal with urgent matters promptly and efficiently –
  • A conscientious
  • loyal and dedicated person
  • with the ability to think laterally –
  • Someone with a professional attitude –
  • Ability to work independently and under supervision –
  • Ability to handle the pressure of having to cope with large workload

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years [other] Legal
  • 5 to 10 years Drafting & Paralegal

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Certificate

About The Employer:

An opportunity has become available for a dynamic individual to join the largest Intellectual Property Firm in Africa and one of the biggest law firms in South Africa

Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Aid

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