Legal Counsellor at LegalWise

  • Permanent Intermediate EE position

  • Mafikeng, North West

  • Undisclosed cost to company incl benefits

  • Job 2056233 | Ref LC Mafikeng

  • Posted 11 Jan 2017 by LegalWise

About the Position

  • LegalWise seeks to employ two Legal Counsellors 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
  • Consulting with Members and providing telephonic advice
  • Administering miscellaneous files (general issues of legal advice and problem resolution given by Legal Counsellor.
  • 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

Skills and Competencies Required:

  • 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
  • Must be proficient in English and one other official language

Other Requirements:

  • Must relocate on own cost
  • ITC/criminal check will be a requirement
  • Psychometric assessment will be a requirement.

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

Desired Skills

  • Good people skills and able to liaise professionally and effectively on all levels

Employer & Job Benefits

  • pension
  • medical aid
  • disability
  • Funeral cover

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