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  • Posted: Jan 29, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • S.P.A. Ajibade & Co. is a leading Corporate and Commercial Law firm based in Nigeria. Established in 1967, it has been at the forefront of developments in commercial practice in Nigeria and has continuously rendered sound technical advice and tailored customer solutions to its local and international partners. To our clients, S.P.A. Ajibade & Co. is ...
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    Secretary

    Job Summary

    We are seeking a suitably competent Secretary who will be responsible for undertaking a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. The incumbent will work under the supervision of the practice administrator and will also provide support in assigned legal cases.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide administrative support to the Firm
    • Greet visitors and perform initial screening of clients
    • Answer phone calls, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate
    • Effectively communicate with partners, clients and colleagues
    • Conduct thorough statistical/ documentary research
    • Source and verify important case intelligence
    • File, organize, scan, copy and fax legal documents
    • Produce and file various legal documents such as appeals, motions or petitions
    • Preserve an updated case record system
    • Maintain and update inventories of contact details
    • Facilitate the meeting of deadlines by keeping multiple agendas and provide timely reminders

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • HND/B.Sc degree in secretarial studies or a related discipline
    • Member of professional bodies is an added advantage
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the same capacity in a structured organisation
    • Relevant work experience within a law firm environment would be an advantage
    • Knowledge of constitution, legal terminology, regulations and court system
    • Experience in using Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and ability to work with legal technology (court-filing computer systems, transcription software, dictaphone, etc)
    • Working knowledge of litigation management software systems is a plus
    • Proficiency in English
    • Outstanding time-management and typing skills
    • Ability to multitask and being comfortable dealing with a diverse pool of people
    • Strong IT skills and familiarity with the use of databases and the internet
    • Team working and management skills
    • Strong presentation and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • A strong work ethic that reflects a collaborative, adaptable and results-oriented approach
    • Ability to work unsupervised

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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