Legal Counsellor at LegalWise

  • Permanent Junior position

  • Allen's Nek, Gauteng

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2259817 | Ref LW61/2018

  • Posted 11 Oct 2018 by LegalWise

About the Position

LegalWise seeks to employ a Legal Counsellor to render excellent service by assisting Members to be in the best position they can be through professional representation.

You will be responsible for:

  • Rendering general legal advice
  • Administering miscellaneous files (general issues of legal advice and problem resolution given by Legal Counsellor.
  • Consultations with Members and providing telephonic advice;
  • General administration duties, e.g. diarising of files, drafting correspondence, perusing incoming correspondence and data capturing
  • General Branch duties as requested
  • Providing regular feedback to Members, Branch Managers, Senior Legal Counsellors and Head office
  • Assisting with ad hoc tasks as and when required.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Completed a Legal Degree or completed 2nd year LLB
  • Admitted Attorney advantageous
  • Internal candidates must be competent on Legal Counsellor Level 1 portfolios of evidence
  • Computer Literacy
  • Must be proficient in English and one other African language
  • Must be willing to work shifts

Other Requirements:

  • Must relocate at own cost
  • Background checks will be a requirement
  • Applicable Psychometric assessment/s will be a requirement

Closing date:18 August 2018

If you have not received feedback from us within two weeks of submitting your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

Desired Skills

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  • Good people skills and able to liaise professionally and effectively on all levels -
  • Empathy and patience in dealing with Members -
  • Good consultation skills -
  • Problem solving abilities and negotiation skills -
  • Managing work (including time management) -
  • Building customer loyalty and customer focus -
  • Good communication skills -
  • Following up and providing feedback -

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