Legal Assistant – JBH North

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

We have an excellent opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join our team at BDO Wealth Advisers (Pty) Ltd. The team advises on Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Trust Law, Employee Benefits and Deceased Estate Administration.
Working as part of the legal department, you will play an integral role in assisting the In-house Attorney (Nationally).

Drafting non-complex Wills and Codicils;
Attendance to Registration, De-registrations and Administrations of trusts;
Assisting with preparing Master’s Correspondence for notarial contracts;
Assisting the In-House Attorney with research for opinion pieces;
Client facing and maintaining relationships;
Assisting with Legal processes within the business;
Updating client records on various systems (DocFox, Elite Wealth)

Qualifications and Experience:

LLB graduate;
Knowledge and experience in drafting Wills and understanding the Legislative contents thereof;
Good Legal research skills;
Good communication skills;
Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF.