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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2020

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    Paralegal Job Purpose:

    Supports attorneys, barristers, and solicitors in handling cases and preparing for hearings, trials, and meetings. Performs administrative and clerical tasks as well as legal research. Maintains case files and drafts legal documents.

    Paralegal Job Duties:

    • Performs research on applicable regulations, laws, and legal scholarship
    • Discovers facts of case
    • Collects and organises evidence and other important papers for lawyers to review
    • Keeps client files organised and up to date in paper and/or electronic format
    • Drafts formal legal documents, such as contracts and pleadings, as well as correspondence with clients and other parties
    • Prepares reports for lawyers in anticipation of trial
    • Gathers formal statements from parties and witnesses for use in court
    • Assists during trial by taking notes, preparing exhibits, and reading court transcripts
    • Files documents, such as briefs and appeals, with court and other parties
    • Arranges meetings and depositions with clients, witnesses, and other lawyers
    • Contacts clients to investigate the case and keep them apprised of the case's status

    Paralegal Job Skills and Qualifications:

    Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Comfortable Handling Large Work Load under Time Constraints, Sound Knowledge of Law and Legal System, Strong Organisational skills, Familiar with Electronic Document Management and Filing Systems, Superior Research Skills, Interpersonal Skills, High Level of Discretion with Confidential Matters, Detail-Oriented, Computer Skills, Ability to Prioritise, Works Well with Different Personality Types

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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