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Professional Assistant (Admitted Attorney)

Trust Accounting Department X1

Disciplinary Department X1

4 MONTH CONTRACT

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST BE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY (NON-NEGOTIABLE)

Requirements:

Admitted Attorney/Attorney and Conveyancer with at least 2 years’ post admission experience in practice

Ability to manage and train staff and work in a team essential

Exposure to Attorneys’ bookkeeping

Computer literate MS Word, Excel and Outlook

 

Duties:

Disciplinary Department:

Supervision of staff;

General administrative functions;

Investigation of complaints;

Supervising the entry of data regarding new complaints;

Guidance to junior members of staff re new complaints/pending matters;

Supervising entry of data to track case management;

Assessing complaint files;

Identification of matters to be referred to the Disciplinary Committee;

Preparation of agenda items for meetings of Disciplinary Committee/Council;

Attendance at Disciplinary Committee meetings;

Preparation of the minute;

Attending to the follow up of directions of the Disciplinary Department;

Instructions to Society’s attorneys on litigation and disciplinary enquiries;

Preparation of list of litigation matters for disciplinary committee;

Conducting Inspections and preparing reports thereon;

Tracking red flag data and compiling reports.

 

Trust Accounting Department:

Preparation of/compiling collection of trust interest

Responsible for processing and responding to correspondence related to Trust Accounting

Liaison with Attorneys’ with a view to maximise interest and minimise bank charges on trust funds

Extract and collate relevant financial information from audit reports, trust bank statements

Trust Account’s referral matters for litigation and follow up

Compile stats

Candidate Requirements
Admitted Attorney
Required Skills
bookkeeping
admitted attorney
professional assistant
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