Guthrie & theron attorneys
position available: collections secretary
law firm â€“ Hermanus
permanent position to start 1 September 2019
salary: market related
grade 12 minimum
experience as a collections secretary at a law firm and understand the collections process, including; letter of demand, summons, default judgment etc
fully bilingual in Afrikaans & English
fully computer literate.
drafting letter of demands, section 129 notice, summons and particulars of claim, default judgment and warrant of execution, indexes for summary judgments, section 65a(2) & 65j(2) notice, section 65a(1) notice to appear, indexes for court, notice of removal, warrant of arrest, acknowledgment of debt, reports to clients.
good management of admin/updates to clients.
liaising telephonically and by email with clients and debtors.
liaising with the magistrate court and sheriff department.
maintaining record and filing system incl. opening / closing of files.
updating records of legal fees paid, outstanding fees owing and following up on payments to be made.
tracing debtors. ***email***Market relatedPermanent
Large Legal Company seeks Commercial Secretary.
R15 000 (Half day)
Min 3 years Commercial Legal Firm work experience
Secretary Diploma an advantage.
All general office administration. ***email***Market relatedPermanent
â€¢ Compliance Officer is required to monitor and report on the ongoing compliance of
the firm and its portfolios with the legal and regulatory environment.
â€¢ Requires detailed understanding of the existing regulatory structures and reporting
requirements which govern international financial services.
â€¢ Required to report to, and make recommendations to the Executive with regard to
developments of policies and procedures to improve compliance function.
â€¢ Reports to Group Head: Legal and Compliance
â€¢ Reports to Group Executive Committee.
Duties and Responsibilities
The scope of the duties detailed below would apply primarily to the legal and regulatory.
environment within the Mena and GCC (and/or EU) Regions. The nature of the financial
services legislation is primarily sourced from the UK, therefore candidate with expertise
in this jurisdiction will naturally be eligible for consideration.
â€¢ Develop and review the Compliance Manual of the firm to ensure that it
comprehensively covers all the operational aspects to ensure that the firm is not
exposed to any form of legal risk, encompassing:
Î¿ Legislative Requirements
Î¿ Firm Specific Policies.
Î¿ Client Specific requirements.
1. Quoted Annual Cost to company package including:
a. Basic Salary.
b. Employer Provident Fund Contribution .
Our clients in Stellenbosch (Cape Town) are urgently looking for a Legal General Manager.
- Admission as an Attorney is essential.
- Post Attorney's admission essential.
- At least 5 years' experience in Medical law.
- Working knowledge of and experience in healthcare legislation, medical law, case law, quantum assessments and ethical rules and responsibilities.
- Knowledge of medical terminology, physiological processes, medical and surgical procedures essential.
- Working knowledge and experience with regards to the interpretation of medical records.
- Knowledge of corporate insurance framework and insurance policy.
- Contract interpretation and proven record of advice.
- People management of work output.
- Salary: Market Related
If you meet the requirements please submit your CV to ***email*** : REF- SS087Market relatedPermanent
A well-established law firm, based in Bellville, requires an experienced Commercial/Litigation Secretary to join their team. The position is available immediately. The following are requirements:
â€¢ Minimum of 8 yearsâ€™ experience as a Commercial/Litigation Secretary;
â€¢ Must have working knowledge of legal and court processes;
â€¢ Working knowledge of Legalsuite;
â€¢ Good typing skills;
â€¢ Excellent written and verbal communication skills (fully bilingual in Afrikaans and English).
Salary is negotiable and will depend on experience. Experience level will be tested during interviews.
Applicants must forward their CV to ***email***Market relatedPermanent
ADMITTED CONVEYANCER â€“ STELLENBOSCH
Marais Muller Hendricks Inc., Stellenbosch, requires the services of a Junior Conveyancer to start 1 September 2019 or as soon as possible.
The successful candidate must be an admitted Conveyancer, have a minimum of 2 year's work experience as an Attorney at a Law Firm and some experience as a Conveyancer.
The successful candidate must be able to work independently under pressure, with accuracy and accountability. Own Transport is essential.
Kindly forward your CV with remuneration expectations and notice period to the advertiser.
Email: ***email***Market relatedPermanent
Legal/ Conveyance Secretary.
Salary R15 000 CTC.
Attorneys firm needs your experience in Estates, Bond registrations and cancellations. Medical aid and provident fund. Email detailed CV and references to: ***email***Market relatedPermanent
An exciting opportunity for (on-site) Debt Collection Query Clerks (in Mbombela) has just become available for our Debt Collection Client. We are looking for high performance, target driven individuals, with exceptional communication skills and work ethic with debt collection and/or query resolution experience. Please send CV to ***email***Market relatedPermanent
Key Responsibilities :
Screening of all telephone calls and directing of inquiries.
Monitoring and following up on contracts and ensuring it is signed off
Ensuring all finalised agreements are filed electronically.
Communicating with internal and external clients in writing.
Maintaining the calendar and scheduling meetings
Arranging travel, transportation.
Matric (a accredited secretarial qualification would be an advantage but is not essential)
At least 2 years commercial legal secretarial experience.
Familiar with legal agreements/ terminology. ***email***Market relatedPermanent
An established law firm seeks a Legal Bookkeeper with at least three years of experience working in an attorney's practice.
Proficiency in Excel essential | Experience with LegalSuite is preferred | Professional qualifications within the accounting/bookkeeping profession advantageous.
This position would suite a proactive individual with exceptionally high work standards, good attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
Capture invoices and payments
Report on trial balance and age analysis
Liaise with clients on accounting queries
General administrative duties relating to company expenses.
Attend to SARS submissions
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
Ensure that all financial records are accurate
Examine the bank statements daily and perform the daily allocations on the relevant accounts.
A leading business bank offering a range of rental finance asset classes seeks a pre-legal assistant with at least two to three years of credit control and legal collection experience.
Take responsibility for debt collection of the company and assist the pre-legal and legal departments with assigned tasks. Maintain the integrity and compliance of the debt collection process, by controlling the recovery of outstanding debt via debit order or manual payments and assist with the recovery and disposal of assets for the company.
Matric or NQF equivalent
Two to three years of credit control and legal collection experience
Company based in Morningside is looking for the above. Experience with Investec, FNB and Cancellations. Experience with Nedbank an advantage, but not essential. Please email your cv. ***email***Market relatedPermanent
Our firm is based in Bryanston and looking for a junior paralegal or second year candidate attorney, who is looking to cede, with experience in motor vehicle collisions and debt collections. The ideal applicant should possess the following qualities:
1. Must be fluent in both Afrikaans AND English;
2. Must have a strong personality and be a good negotiator;
3. Know the general litigation process;
4. Be able to work independently and
5. Draft the necessary pleadings and notices for motor vehicle collisions and debt collections.
Only candidates with the above expertise and knowledge will contacted for an interview. Only e-mail your CV to ***email***. Should you not receive feedback within two weeks, you may consider your application unsuccessful.
Salary will be market related and depend upon experience.Market relatedPermanent
Gauteng - Pretoria Area.
Our Client, an Established Law Firm requires a Trademarks
Secretary with Matric and at least 3 years experience in a similar role within a legal firm. ***email***Market relatedPermanent
GENERAL AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ASSOCIATE.
Salary: Market-related basic salary and incentive scheme
Benefits: Not included
The ideal incumbent is a passionate and professional commercial litigation attorney with a specific focus on Banking, Financial, Insolvency and Company Law.
Duties & responsibilities
â€¢ In-depth knowledge & experience in general and commercial litigation;
â€¢ Ability to litigate in both the Magistrates and High Courts;
â€¢ A good grasp of the Practice Directives of the Gauteng Division & Gauteng Local Division;
â€¢ Drafting of all pleadings, affidavits & notices etc. in respect of both opposed and unopposed applications and defended and undefended actions;
â€¢ Drafting of legal opinions in respect of legal issues governing the firmâ€™s core business;
â€¢ Understanding of financial statements and insight into companiesâ€™ affairs, businesses, property and financial standing; and
â€¢ Experience in insolvency & business rescue-related matters.
The ideal incumbent must meet the following requirements
â€¢ LLB Degree with excellent academic transcripts;
â€¢ Admitted as an attorney with at least 2 years' post article experience;
â€¢ Right of appearance in the High Court;
â€¢ Own transport;
â€¢ Ability to meet tight deadlines & work under pressure;
â€¢ Excellent computer skills; and
â€¢ Excellent written and verbal communication skills. ***email***Market relatedPermanent
Highveld, Centurion: TRADE MARK LITIGATION SECRETARY .
-Fully bilingual with excellent command of business English.
-Minimum 2 years Trade Mark Litigation experience at a law firm a must.
-Independently functional (minimum supervision)
-Attention to detail
-Sense of urgency and deadline orientation
-Able to take initiative and pro-active
-Excellent communication skills.
-Analytical thinking and problem solving
-Stable employment record
-To start as soon as possible.
-Preparing Trademarks for lodging
-Managing incoming correspondence.
-Acknowledging receipt of new instructions
-Preparing application instruction sheets
-Conducting conflict checks as required
-Preparing and drafting agreements, letters of demand and undertakings.
-Conducting on-line investigations.
-Attending to urgent dictation and assisting with other departmental typing
-Preparing trade mark reports from the internal system.
-Managing PHMâ€™s electronic diary
-Managing team travel logistics.
-Capturing time and billing
Salary: R 15 000.00 â€“ R 25 000.00 gross maximum (Depending on experience)
E-mail detailed CV in Word or PDF (not as a link) to ***email*** and indicate Reference CR1723 and your salary expectation. (Also forward Reference letters and a recent photograph if possible)
APPLICATIONS NOT MEETING ALL REQUIREMENTS WILL BE DELETED.Market relatedPermanent
Leading Global Law Firm Ã¢Â€Â˜s Global Business Shared Service Centre in Sandton seeking a qualified & experienced HR Specialist providing daily operational support in all aspects related to payroll, local reward & recognition practices, people development practices, employee wellness, HR policy and process design, people change mgt as well as advisory and risk mgt, Apply: ***email***
Education and Experience
B Degree Human Resources/ Industrial Psychology (essential)
Certificate in Payroll management/reward and recognition (preferred)
Certificate in Labour Relations/Employee Relations
5 years Payroll and Benefits required on supervisory level
3 years Project and Change Management required on operational level
3 years policy design required on operational level
Department : Human Resources GBSC SA (Sandton) reporting to Senior HR Manager
A Human Resource specialist providing day to day operational support to both the GBSC and the local SA Law Firm Sandton practice in all aspects related to payroll, local reward and recognition practices, people development practices, employee wellness, HR policy and process design, people change management as well as advisory and risk management practices
9:00am to 17:30pm; Monday to Friday, additional hours may be required from time to time.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of centralised/ share services environment
Expert understanding of business processes.
Basic understanding of Project Management
Expert understanding of industry trends and best practices
Expert in providing analytical trends and management information
Advanced ability to influence to senior stakeholder level
Advanced negotiation skills
Knowledge of Risk management principles and practices
Advanced commercial awareness
Deep understanding of all Firm policies and procedure
Ability to deal with matrix management environment
Advanced coaching and mentoring skills
Advanced understanding of change and project management practices
Mental & Environmental Requirements
Must be able to handle pressure, setbacks and a high level of stress
Must be able to work to deadline
Must be able to work in global team context
Must be highly responsive
Payroll , Reward and Recognition
Take overall accountability for the GSBC and Legal practice payroll operations, including day to day management, accuracy and effectiveness of all aspects of payroll management
Act as subject matter expert in all aspects of remuneration ( fixed, variable and statutory aspects) and payroll management within
Actively research and advise on local best practices related to employee reward and recognition.
Support local leadership with the annual increase and bonus pay-round ensuring alignment with Global practices and implementation methodologies
Proactive management payroll vendor ensuring adherence to service level agreements, accuracy of all statutory and business requirements specific to the local practice and GBSC,
Design and implement robust analytics and management information enabling decision-making around payroll, reward and recognition practices
Continuously review benefits structures ensuring competitiveness within the South African environment
Support leadership with headcount and capacity planning enabling accurate budgeting and cost management practices
Provide administrative direction to the local HR administrators as required ensuring robust recordings management
Support local leadership with the management of study assistance programmes and ensuring appropriate selection criteria and contractual commitments
Manage and advise on all operational aspects of the different employee contracts and ensure effective implementation of contractual obligation in effort to mitigate people and financial risk
Support local HR management with the identification of people risk, effective control identification and continuous review of the risk
Monitoring contractual end dates and liaising with managers to agree and arrange appropriate actions
Analysing performance review statistics and identifying any training/mentoring needs/requests.
Develop and implement coaching and mentoring best practices enabling mature leadership practices
Take overall accountability for the effective change management and people aspects of all project executed across the GBSC and the legal practice, enabling effective change adoption
Act as project owner and key driver of all local people projects ensuring effective engagement, communication and implementation
Advisory and Risk Management
Providing advice and support to management on a range of HR matters, including terms and conditions of employment, absenteeism management, employee wellness practices
Act as overall custodian for all local people policies, ensuring accuracy and relevance through continuous improvement practices
Act as go to person in all people related firm's policies and processes.
Ensure timeous responses to GBSC and practice employees on a range of HR matters through the active management and trend analysis of the HR support contact channels ( i.e. HR inboxes)
Monitoring of overtime and agile working condition through robust reporting, whilst working with relevant managers to ensure fair labour practices and capacity planning
Monitoring sickness absence levels from absence reports and working closely with the relevant managers and the firm's Occupational Health Adviser to manage sickness absence cases, including long term sickness claims.
Support local leadership in all aspects relating to appropriate disciplinary and grievance protocol ensuring adherence to aspects of procedural and substantive fairness
Act Employee relation representative at local labour councils ensuring the reputational integrity of the employer remain above reproach
Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Planning and Organising
Ability to deal with complexity and ambiguity
Adapting and responding to change
Delivering results and meeting business expectations
Leading and supervising
Presenting and communicating ( verbally and in writing)