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  • Posted: Jun 20, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 4, 2022
  • Rayfield Associates is a registered, well-established modern law firm of legal practitioners and consultants that provides clients with comprehensive legal and consultancy services within and outside Nigeria.The firm is staffed with a team of highly experienced and competent lawyers and consultants, some of who have practiced at all levels of the Nigerian co...
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    Legal Secretary

    Job Responsibilities

    • Edit and proofread all legal documents.
    • Maintain attorney’s calendar by scheduling conferences, depositions, and meetings.
    • Welcome clients and conduct initial screenings of new clients.
    • Attend court, record court’s proceedings and update status of cases.
    • Relate with clients and notify them of the status of their cases.
    • Participate in meetings, record and type minutes.
    • Organize all legal documents and ensure they are updated.
    • Ensure all court documents are in order and filed before deadlines.
    • Answer emails and phone calls, and when necessary, redirect calls.
    • Research and authenticate important case information.
    • Prepare and edit different legal documents including appeals, motions, and petitions.
    • Manage the firm’s library.
    • Receive and acknowledge all correspondences and court processes.
    • Serve and deliver correspondences and court processes.
    • Depose to affidavits where necessary.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    • LL.B (Second Class Upper).
    • LL.M is an added advantage
    • 3-5 years post-call experience in a similar role.
    • In-depth knowledge of legal documents and terminology.
    • A typing speed of fifty words per minute (minimum) with high accuracy.
    • Skilled with MS Office.
    • Excellent time-management and organizational skills.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Applicants must be female.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes and Cover Letter to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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