Legal Assistant

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  • Post Date: October 7, 2019
  • Applications 9
  • Views 80
Job Overview

We are currently seeking a competent lawyer to join our growing practice. The individual in this role would be responsible for compiling and maintaining case files, adhering to court requirements, and acting as an advocate to our list of clients.

  • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines
  • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.
  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.
  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers.
  • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.
  • Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.

Requirement:

  • A qualified lawyer
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Experience in company law
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • A high degree of attention to detail
  • High emotional intelligence and stakeholders management skills
  • High appreciation of and knowledge of Corporate Governance, Company law
Job Detail
  • LGA Oredo
  • Required Skills & Expertise Board management experience
  • Job Sector Government
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Years of Experience 1 - 3 years
  • Education LLB.