Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Location:Pretoria, Erasmusrand
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:Business IQ Consulting

Job description

A Commercial Attorney Practice in Pretoria, Erasmusrand is looking for a paralegal/legal assistant to support their team of lawyers.

  • Research of legal aspects required by the firm;
  • Drafting /typing of contracts, opinions, memoranda and pleadings;
  • Administration of files and general secretarial duties;
  • Keep up to date with changes in the legal field; and
  • Assist with the service delivery in all aspects to the firm’s customers and to ensure the satisfactory outcome of all matters where the firm is involved. 
Knowledge and competencies:
  • Familiar with court processes and terminology
  • General legal knowledge
  • Fast and accurate typing
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong administrative skills (planning and organising)
  • Ability to work in high pressure and fast-paced environment
  • Team player


  • Matric and Paralegal diploma
  • Previous experience in commercial law will be advantageous
  • Computer literate (MS Office, Excel, power point)
  • Knowledge of LexisNexis and LegalSuite will be advantageous
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Fully bilingual in both Afrikaans and English
Salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.

Posted on 19 Oct 15:33

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