Legal Secretary

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1377
Date Posted:Oct 31, 2018
Reference:004
Closing Date:Nov 29, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Law
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Shajjan & Associates:

Shajjan & Associates is a prominent law firm based in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Law Firm’s practice includes provision of services in legal counseling, strategic planning, litigation, legal drafting, capacity building as well as pro-bono legal work. Shajjan & Associates’ team possess excellent legal knowledge and outstanding professional skills that have been enhanced by each of the member’s involvement in a variety of legal matters in national and international venues. The Law Firm’s attorneys hold degrees from leading Afghan and U.S. law schools which have given them a deeper understanding of the legal profession and the attorney-client relationships, consistent with the experiences and expectations of the Law Firm’s sophisticated international and domestic clients. Attorneys at Shajjan & Associates are licensed by the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association and have prior professional experience with prestigious national and international entities in the judicial sector.

Job Summary:

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Skills Required:

Not available

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Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:


Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.

Produces information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics; coordinating case preparation.

Conserves supervising attorneys’ time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney meetings.

Maintains attorney calendar by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates.

Generates revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and preparing invoices; tracking payments.

Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential.

Records meeting discussions; maintaining transcripts; documenting and maintaining evidence.

Public outreach

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


B.A Degree (Law and Sharia are preferred)

Two years of proven experience as a legal secretary or relevant work

Knowledge of the Constitution, legal terminology, regulations and court system

Working knowledge of MS Office

Proficiency in English

Excellent time-management and typing skills

Job Keywords:

Legal Secretary
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