Legal Secretary Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Verde Edge Consulting Ltd wishes to recruit a Legal Secretary on behalf of our client, a leading and well established Kenyan Law firm based in Nairobi.

Key Objective / Purpose of the Job: To provide support in assigned legal cases and increase efficiency of all case management and office procedures.

Key Roles

  • Welcome and manage clients in the office, on telephone or email; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Writing legal documents, such as summonses, motions, subpoenas, etc.
  • Preserve attorneys time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents;
  • Drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications;
  • Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements;
  • Represents attorney by communicating and obtaining information; following-up on delegated assignments;
  • Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments.
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems; recording meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.
  • Maintains office supplies by checking stocks; placing and expediting orders; evaluating new products.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs.

Education Experience & Skills

  • Legal Studies and or related field certificates
  • 3+ years’ experience as a paralegal or legal secretary
  • Familiarity with legal documents, legal terminology and government regulations
  • Proficiency with MS Office & typing speed of at least 50 wpm with a high rate of accuracy.
  • Able to effectively prioritize, multitask effectively and meet deadlines
  • Courteous and professional demeanor with strong sense of discretion
  • Able to work as a team with attorneys and staff
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

How to Apply

Send CVs only to info@verde-edge.com : Subject Legal Secretary by 1st February 2019.


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Updated: January 30, 2019 — 2:48 am