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Legal Assistant
Bothwell zone Harare, Zimbabwe , 1200 Days Ago Job reference: (349)
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Duration:
Job Salary Range: $ 1500 - 2000 Per Month
Department:
Job Category: Legal
Sub Category:
Job Shift: 8 AM to 5PM
Posted: 22-08-2018
Zipcode:
Admin Notes: 
Requirements
Minimum Education: University
Degree Title: LAW
Minimum Experience: 3 Years
Age: 25 Years - 40 Years
Work Permit:
Required Travel:
Job Status
Job Status: Sourcing
Start Publishing: 22-08-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Stop Publishing: 05-11-2021
Location http://www.hatchtalent.co.zw Harare, Zimbabwe
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Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Description

 

Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.

 

Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.

 

Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.

 

Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.

 

Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

 

Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.

 

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.

 

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.

 

Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

 

 

 

Agreement
Qualifications

 

Degree in law

 

3 years’ experience

 

Prefered Skills

 

 

Reporting Skills

 

Research Skills

 

Legal Administration Skills

 

Litigation, Client Relationships

 

Organization

 

Planning

 

Attention to Detail

 

Confidentiality

 

Dependability

 

Client Confidentiality

 

 

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