Judicial assistant

Harbour Human Capital Solutions (HHCS) Limited

Job Summary

Primarily responsible for day to day running of the judge's office including filing, reviewing documents, responding to enquiries about court proceedings, issuing court orders and transcribing court correspondence.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Harbour Human Capital Solutions (HHCS) Limited on behalf of its client, a Senior Judicial Officer based in Lagos is currently recruiting to fill the Position above.

Accountabilities

  • Managing the schedule for trials, motions and court hearings, as well as supervising interns or law clerks.
  • Drafting basic court documents to be reviewed and approved by the judge
  • Attending court sessions as required
  • Monitoring amendments to applicable legislation and regulations.

Skills/Knowledge Requirements

  • Excellent listening, communication (both written and oral), interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent document review and time management skills
  • Ability to provide sound and well researched advice on legal and regulatory compliance matters
  • Ability to work under pressure and with no supervision.
  • Proficient in the use of the computer and will be expected to carry out work using his/her own personal laptop.

Qualification

  • LLB, BL with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ post call experience preferably in the Legal field.

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