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Legal Secretary Office

Location:
Sandton, GP, 2191, South Africa
Posted:
May 29, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS

Surname Molokoane

First names Maria Elisa

ID no 840***-**-**-***

Residential address 9543 Goba Drive

Kagiso 2

Eastpark

Krugersdorp

Contact details 073-***-****

063-***-****

074-***-****

E-mail address ac5nov@r.postjobfree.com

Home language Setswana

Other languages English, Afrikaans & Zulu

Nationality South African

Health Excellent

Drivers Licence Code 10

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

High school attended Sewagodimo Technical & Commercial

Highest grade passed 12

Subjects Setswana

English

Afrikaans

Accounting

Year 2000

Highest School attended South West Gauteng College

Highest passed Business studies N3

Subjects Public administration N3

Information Processing N3

Office Practice N3

Computer Practice N3

Year 2005

COURSES ATTENDED

Institution Law Society in Pretoria (Unisa)

Course Deceased Estate Administration

Duration 1 year (2013)

Institution Westcol college (Krugersdorp campus)

Course N4 Management Assistant

Year 2016

Subjects Information Processing

Computer Practice

Office Practice

Communication

Course N5 Management Assistant

Year 2017

Subjects Information processing

Computer practice

Office Practice

Communication

Course N6 Management Assistance

Year 2018 ( Last Semester)

Subjects Office Practice

Communication

Computer Practice

I am intending to study Paralegal from the second Semester.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Company B F Mnyovu Attorneys

Position Legal Secretary

Period June 2008 to August 2008

Company Leseyane Attorneys & Associates

Position Legal Secretary & MVA Consultant

Period August 2008 till February 2010

Company Q Dube Attorneys

Position Senior Legal secretary(part-time)

Period 31 March 2010 to July 2010

Company Moruo Trust & Estate Planning

Position Senior Deceased estate Administrator

Period July 2011 till March 2013

Company Moruo Trust & Estate Planning

Position Executive Deceases Estate

Administrator

Period 05 July 2011 to 29 March 2013

Company Ramabulana Attorneys

Position Senior Legal Secretary

Period October 2014 to date

REFERENCES

B F Mnyovu Attorneys

Florence Mnyovu

Tel/Fax: (011-***-****

Leseyane Attorneys & Associates

Advocate M L Mataboge

Tel: (011-***-****

Moruo Trust & Estate Planning

Mr Sello Mabena

Tel: 011-***-****

Cell: 083-***-****

Ramabulana Attorneys

Mr Cedric Ramabulana

Tel: (011-***-****/1231

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

June 2008 to August 2008

B F Mnyovu Attorneys

Position held: Legal Secretary- Commercial & Litigation

Reason for leaving: Career growth opportunities

Responsibility:

Arranging Appointments and meetings

Maintaining contact with clients at all times

Typing contracts, letters, pleading and awards

Adjusting and making final accounts and creating itemised bills

Working knowledge and understanding of:

o Commercial department procedure

o Litigation department procedure

General filling, Diary management

Making travel and hotel arrangements, and other activities as may be asked of her

Answering telephone calls and transferring to the relevant person

Assisting in organising function

Mva consulting with clients

Completion of Raf 1 forms

Lodgement

Issuieng Summons

Typing Pleadings and Notices for high court matters

Applying for Trial dates

Indexing and paginating

Briefing the Counsel

Leseyane Attorneys & Associates

August 2008- February 2010

Position held: Legal Secretary & MVA Consultant

Responsibilities:

Performing all Pa and Secretarial duties

Typing documents from summons to trial and handling accounts collections

Undertaking all secretarial duties maintaining an effective an smooth running office

Consulting with Third party claims clients in the field and in the office

Undertaking all the duties of a receptionist

Mva consulting with clients

Completion of Raf 1 forms

Lodgement

Issuieng Summons

Typing Pleadings and Notices for high court matters

Applying for Trial dates

Indexing and paginating

Briefing the Counsel

Moruo Trust & Estate Planning

July 2011 – March 2013

Position held: Senior Deceased Estate Administrator

Responsibilities:

Performing all secretarial/Pa duties

Opening new files

Consultation with clients

Completion of reporting documents

Application of Letter of Authority

Application of Letter of Executorship

Advertising Notice of Creditors of Deceased Estate on Citizen and Gazette.

Opening Estate Late bank Account

Collection from the banks, Nedbank, Absa,Standard bank, etc

Collection from Insurance, Hollard, Sanlam,Old Mutual, etc

Communication with home loans Department

Communication with Deceased Estate department

Preparation of First & Final Liquidation & Distribution Account.

Lodgement of First & Final Liquidation & Distribution Account to the Masters of the High Court.

E-mail correspondence with clients and attorneys

Communicating with clients for properties.

Setting appointments for viewing of Properties

Selling properties, typing offer to purchase and sale of agreement and evaluation.

Ramabulana Attorneys

October 2014 to date

Position held: Senior Legal Secretary

Responsibilities

Perform PA/ Secretarial duties

General Administration

Drafting and formatting of Legal documents

Performance of requested specialised tasks

Opening new files

Consultation with clients

Completion of RAF 1 forms

Communication with hospitals and police stations

Lodgement

Issue Summons

Reply Notices and Pleadings

Apply for trial dates

Arrange Medico legal appointments

Diarise and inform clients

Correspondence with Defendants attorneys

Arrange Pre Trial Meetings

Index and paginate

Brief Counsel

Type Settlements and Acceptance

Make travel arrangements

Maintain smooth running office.

Taking care of the Reception and performing all secretarial/Pa duties

Perform administrative and secretarial tasks not related to Deceased Estate Administration as required by superiors

Liaison with client

Complete initial documentation and report Estate to the Master

Advertise Section 29 Notice of Creditors & Debtors

Open Estate bank account, obtain valuations, collect debts, pay creditors, realise assets

Prepare First & Final Liquidation & Distribution account

Lodge L & D, settle any outstanding debts and distribute estate to heirs, Transfer any immovable property.

Handle all correspondence to Master ‘s office, SARS, debtors, Creditors, Heirs.

Assess progress and strategies to avoid problems/delays in administration, and to follow-up all cases of difficulties to avoid losses and/or litigation

Perform all above from start to finish for certain estates

Drafting of Wills

Deliver service that meets customers expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions

Key competencies

I am Pro-active, Friendly and have positive attitude

Ability to interact with clients

Good communication skills

Independent thinker

Ability to pay attention to details

Following instructions and procedures and taking responsibility

Coping with pressure



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