Legal Executive

roomZanzibar City

business_centerFull Time

book Direct Reports

bookmark Intermediate

directions_carDriving License Not Required

flagOnly Open to Tanzanian Nationals

access_timeExpiring in 9 Days

Legal Legal Admin

Summary

The Legal executive will serve as a focal point of contact between clients and the firm, advice clients on legal issues, perform legal research, prepare legal documents and facilitate innovative solutions to client problems.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct dispute data collection & gather relevant information from different of sources
  • Manage and organise dispute calendar hearings and deadlines, organise case files, manage logistics etc
  • Manage pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Collect and organise exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs and appendices
  • Liaise between teams and internal/external third parties
  • Assist with witnesses preparation
  • Management of clients soft folders
  • Management of clients physical folder
  • Management of resale folders
  • Filing of clients documents
  • Management of Legal dispatch book
  • Management of legal query tools
  • Dispatch of Client documents
  • Draft and management of official letters
  • Managing company licence renewal calendar

Education and Qualifications

  • Law Degree and an Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania or equivalent qualifications.
  • Highly organised with ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing and communication skills along with attention to detail
  • Extensive computer and database expertise

Requirements

  • At least two years’ experience in a fast paced legal environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in working on large scale transactions with multiple stakeholders and client handling skills.
  • Proficient in the use of IT Systems including Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.

Characteristics

  • Proactiveness
  • Self-management
  • Organisational skills
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Accuracy representation on weekly/monthly reports
  • Professionalism
  • Open-minded
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Highly motivated

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Legal: 2 Years

Legal Admin: 2 Years