Commercial Secretary LEGCA32290

Synopsis

Our client, a well established and leading law firm based in Johannesburg is looking for a dynamic and hard working individual to join their firm.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the head of the corporate and commercial department by performing a variety of administrative duties, including drafting legal document and communicating with other attorneys and clients.


Minimum Requirements

Requirements:

Senior certificate
Paralegal Diploma or short legal courses advantageous/or qualified by experience
2+ years’ experience as a paralegal or legal secretary
Familiarity with legal documents and terminology
Proficiency with MS Office
Typing speed of at least 60 wpm with a high rate of accuracy
Able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Courteous and professional demeanor
Able to work as a team with attorneys
Able to work in a high pressure environment
Strong sense of discretion


Role Description

It is critical for the potential candidate to be “commercially minded” and to be familiar with commercial and company secretarial legal processes.

For example,

Experience in attending to company secretarial duties (including but not limited to processing applications with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission etc. ),

Reviewing transactional agreements and

Drafting of basic resolutions for directors and shareholders.


City: Johannesburg

Salary: TBD

Duration: Permanent