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We are seeking a Legal Assistant to join our legal firm. You will be required to perform all the official tasks to support our lawyers in legal cases.

You will be responsible for maintaining the files, conducting research for different cases and creating legal documents. An attorney will supervise all your tasks.

If you think you are suitable to join our Corporate Legal Department and take up this job responsibility, then do apply for this job. We will love to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Manage cases organized by establishing and organizing files.

  • Assist the attorney in performing all the administrative tasks.

  • Coordinate with the clients, witnesses and all the people involved in the case.

  • Organize and maintain documents in electronic filing systems or in the paper.

  • Attend hearings and trials and take notes.

  • Maintain case management data and organize the case files.

  • Plan meetings with clients according to the attorney’s calendar.

  • Investigate the facts and figures for the cases and create reports for the attorney.

  • Organize the evidence and other legal information for the lawyer’s review.

  • Answer the client’s phone calls and emails.

  • Keep the client’s informed about the status of their case preparation.

  • Prepare case summaries.

  • Conduct legal research on relevant laws, regulations, and legal articles

Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or relevant field.

  • 2 years of experience working as a Legal Assistant, Legal Counsel or Legal Secretary.

  • A professional certificate in Paralegal education will be preferred.

  • Ability to analyze the case and create reports for the attorney to review.

  • Strong understanding of all law firm’s practices.

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Exceptional computer skills especially Microsoft Office.

  • Customer-oriented individual and an outstanding problem-solver.

  • Attention to detail for accuracy.

  • Good time management skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

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