Legal Assistant

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  • Post Date: November 28, 2018
  • Applications 15
  • Views 345
Job Overview
  • 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.


  • 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.