Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for the position of Secretary

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

Job Description

  • Provide administrative support to one or more lawyers
  • Effectively communicate with witnesses, clients, colleagues, and partners
  • Greet visitors and perform an initial screening of clients
  • Attend trials and type minutes
  • Write case briefs and synopses of depositions, contracts, and testimony
  • Conduct thorough statistical/ documentary research
  • Source and verify important case intelligence
  • Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions
  • Preserve an updated case record system
  • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
  • Maintain and update inventories of contact details

Requirements:

  • A minimum of HND in a relevant field
  • Proven experience as a legal secretary (3 years)
  • Knowledge of constitution, legal terminology, regulations, and the court system
  • Knowledge of MS Office¬†
  • Working knowledge of litigation management software systems is a plus
  • Proficiency in English
  • Outstanding time-management and typing skills

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