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Position Outline

Tim du Toit & Co Incorporated is a leading law firm and authority on commercial litigation and property law in South Africa, specialising in the corporate and financial services industries. The firm has an exciting opportunity for a Litigation Secretary at their Pretoria offices based in Lynnwood. Applicants who meet ALL the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply:

Minimum Requirements:
  • Grade 12.
  • Related tertiary qualifications highly beneficial (Legal Secretarial N4-N6 or a related National Diploma)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience working in a commercial litigation department (including administrative duties related thereto)
  • Must have experience in general litigation processes and protocols
  • Must have experience working with court and online systems (Caselines/Court Online/Windeed/CIPC)
  • Must be able to type and do dictaphone typing (above 60 words per minute)
  • Experience with FICA requirements and Lexpro Bookkeeping System highly beneficial
  • Computer literate (Full proficiency and ability to utilise and operate all suites of Microsoft Office)
  • Must be a South African citizen
Operational Requirements:
  • Preferably resides in Pretoria
  • Recommended Competencies/Skills, inter alia:
  • Strong communication skills (Written and Verbal)
  • Diplomatic and professional when dealing with clients, service providers and staff
  • Conscientious with a strong focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Meticulous and organized – able to plan & multi-task
  • Able to follow instructions and work as part of a team
  • Able to meet deadlines and be flexible
  • Dedicated, reliable, ethical and honest
Key responsibilities, inter alia, include:
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to Attorneys in commercia/litigation department
  • Preparation, formatting and compilation of pleadings, affidavits, memoranda, correspondences and bills of costs
  • Opening of files and debiting of fees on Lexpro
  • Schedule and set up appointments, client meetings and virtual meetings, court hearings or appearances.
  • Transcribe and proofread legal documents and pleadings
  • Type letters, affidavits, pleadings, bills of costs, legal opinions and documents
  • Complete Dictaphone typing speedily and accurately
  • Debit fees, generate or process invoices and bill clients

(Full Job Description available to short-listed candidates upon request)

Suitable candidates who meet the outlined requirements and wish to be considered, should apply on the following link by no later than 15 January 2024:

Please note that no other form of application method will be accepted. Correspondence will only be with short-listed candidates who can expect an interview process that involves both technical and competency-based screening.

Applications will be dealt with in line with the guidelines of the POPI Act.
Employment Equity will be considered when making the appointment.

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