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Civil Litigation Paralegal

Location:
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Salary:
20000
Posted:
January 15, 2018

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_EDUCATION

Pastel Bookkeeping Fundamentals- Sage Sep 2017

SA School of Paralegal Studies - Senior Paralegal Diploma Dec 2015

Modules:

Debt Collecting

Civil Litigation

Criminal Law & Procedure

Property Law & Conveyancing

Business Law

Wills & Estates

Cornerstone Supreme, International Certificate in Contact Operations Dec 2011

Subjects:

Inbound & Outbound,

Computer Practice,

Leadership Skills

Hoerskool Vryburger High School, National Senior Certificate Dec 2010

Subjects:

English

Afrikaans

Mathematical Literacy

Computer Application Technology

Tourism

Geography and Life Orientation

COMPUTER SKILLS

Typing Speed – 55 words per minute

Programs - Ms Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet

HUMAN RESOURCE RELATED EXPERIENCE

Sites- Afla – Office Manager March 2017 - Current

Duties:

● Ensure security of data and keeping confidentiality of all company’s information

● Overseeing the recruitment of new employees

● Scheduling & preparing training and induction for all new employees.

● Updating all admin files both physical and electronic files (Employees personal files, business files, finance files training files, Suppliers files).

● Updating all staff appraisals, IDP and training files.

● Monitoring of leave forms

● Monitor and record expenses of all staff members.

● Maintain office budget.

● Ensuring all meetings are effectively organised.

● Maintain calendar’s and schedules for CEO

● Book Flights for management when requested

● Typing of minutes of meeting

● Arrange and prepare presentations when requested by management

● Compile and present special reports when requested by management

● Monitor and record expenses for all staff member

● Monthly payments to suppliers

● Prepare payments every 15th & 30th of every month also upload purchase orders on sage.

● Pastel Accounting- Sage

● Liaising with clients from different suppliers

● General Administrative duties

● Establishing of uniform procedures and style practices for correspondence, report & other office documents

● Prepare reports, surveys and other complex documentation

LEGAL RELATED EXPERIENCE

Brooks & Luyt Inc. Paralegal Apr 2013 - March 2017

(FNB Credit Card portfolio)

Duties

Drafting of Legal Documents eg, S129 notices, summonses, Default Judgments & Warrants (Pleadings)

Addressing Request for Default Judgment Queries

Setting Default Judgments at Motion Courts

Attending to Summary Judgment Application on Defended matters

Liaising with Corresponding Attorneys

Liasing with Internal & External Clients

General Administrative Duties

Attending to Correspondents Instructions

Preparing of PowerPoint Presentations Decks

Drafting of minutes of meetings

VLookup Functions

Preparing of Weekly, Monthly & Consolidated Reports for clients

Generating & Printing of Summonses & Default Judgments

Attending to Legal Research

Addressing queries from the Ombudsman and the Law Society of the Northern Provinces

Compliance with SLA’s

REFERENCES

Seponono Kekana – Sites- Afla

(Chief Executive Officer) (011-***-****

076-***-****

Charl Coetzer Brooks & Luyt Inc. (011-***-****

076-***-****

(Associate Attorney)



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