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VACANCY: Goldberg & De Villiers Inc looking for a competent Litigation Legal Secretary

Feb 13, 2018
VACANCY: Goldberg & De Villiers Inc looking for a competent Litigation Legal Secretary

Leading Port Elizabeth-based law firm, Goldberg & De Villiers Incorporated, which specialises in Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, Corporate and Commercial Law, Labour Law and Property Law, is hiring.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Accurate opening of files and recording of information
  • Maintaining files in accordance with the firm’s procedures
  • Dictaphone typing
  • Typing documents accurately without errors
  • Executing all secretarial duties including correspondence etc.
  • Arranging meetings efficiently and updating supervisors’ diary
  • Following up independently with client on outstanding information and actions
  • Attending to routine correspondence and instructions of supervisor
  • Ensuring that invoices received on behalf of clients are captured on accounting systems for accounting department processing
  • Adhering billing procedures
  • Capturing approved invoices on account system
  • Sending invoices to clients timeously
  • Reconciling final accounts immediately after a matter is finalized
  • Handling of all general queries within a specified time period

Skills and knowledge:

  • Strong administrative skills to be applied to management of office files, incoming and outgoing correspondence (including e-mail) and electronic diary
  • Able and to work under pressure and priorities
  • Excellent in MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of GhostPractice (Preferable)
  • High level of precision and attention to detail
  • High Court and Magistrates Court Litigation experience
  • Ability to handle all accounting issues


  • Matric/National diploma (Secretarial) or equivalent qualification
  • At least 5 yrs relevant experience as a legal secretary

Work Level:

  • Skilled


  • Permanent


  • Market Related


  • Port Elizabeth


  • 15th February 2018
  • Applications to be emailed to applications@goldlaw.co.za