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MS Word; Typing Speed: 94 W/Pm; Dictaphone Typing; Worked For Attorneys For 22 Years

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Summary:

I have been a legal secretary for the past 22 years and are seeking to type from home. I have done all fields required to work for a Law Firm. My speciality is Dictaphone typing and typing of opinions and long reports.

Work History

Legal Secretary

Sandton

June 2001 - April 2006

Duties:
❖ 50% Litigation:
- Magistrate and High Court
- Typed notices, pleadings, affidavits and general correspondence
❖ Collections Department - February 2004 - April 2004:
- Collections for Absa, Nedcor, First National Bank and Investec
- Worked from Letter of Demand up to Warrant of Execution
- Handled Foreclosures for Absa, Nedcor, First National Bank and Investec
❖ 50% Commercial:
❖ Typed contracts and agreements i.e. lease, sale, purchase, suretyship, partnership and shareholder agreements
❖ Dictaphone typing
❖ Liaised with clients
❖ Opened files
❖ E-mail correspondence
❖ Accounts on A.J.S. accounting system
❖ Drew up statements of accounts and sent to clients
❖ Followed up on payments
❖ Handled her own fee book
❖ Forensic investigations for Absa bank Limited
❖ Investigated fraud matters within the bank
❖ General office administration i.e. filing, faxing and photocopying
❖ Worked on MS Word and A.J.S.

Reason for leaving: Relocated to Pretoria
Salary: R10 300-00 (gross)

Referee: Coenie Fourie
Designation: Senior Associate
Telephone Numbers: (011) 286-6958 / 082 440 5155

Legal Secretary

Germiston

January 1999 - May 2001

Duties:
❖ 40% Litigation:
- Magistrate and High Court
- Typed notices, pleadings, affidavits and general correspondence
- Divorces matters
- Ante-nuptial contracts
- Civil and criminal matters
❖ 10% Collections:
- Worked from Letter of Demand up to Warrant of Execution
- Section 65 proceedings
❖ 10% M.V.A.:
- Liaised with the Road Accident Fund
- Liaised with hospitals and the police with regards to statements and reports
❖ 40% Commercial:
- Typed contracts and agreements i.e. lease, rental, sale, purchase, shareholder, partnership and suretyship agreements
❖ Opened files
❖ Answered the switchboard

Reason for leaving: Better career prospects
Referee: Rudi Jaskolka
Designation: Attorney
Telephone Numbers: (011) 975-7091

Legal Secretary

SMIT & MARITZ ATTORNEYS

November 1995 - December 1998

Duties:
❖ Litigation:
- Magistrate and High Court
- Typed notices, pleadings, affidavits, rules and general correspondence
- Divorce matters
❖ Collections:
- Worked from Letter of Demand up to Warrant of Execution
- Section 65 proceedings
❖ M.V.A.:
- Opened files
- Liaised with the Road Accident Fund
- Liaised with hospitals and the police with regards to statements and reports
❖ Liaised with clients telephonically and personally
❖ Answered the switchboard
❖ General office administration i.e. filing, faxing and photocopying

Reason for leaving: Wanted to back in the field of Litigation and Commercial
Referee: Annetjie Harding
Designation: Office Manager
Telephone Numbers: (011) 486-4456

Legal Secretary for the Head State

THE STATE ATTORNEYS

April 1991 - May 1995

Attorney
Duties:
❖ Litigation:
- Magistrate and High Court
- Typed notices, pleadings, affidavits, rules and general correspondence
❖ Dictaphone typing
❖ Liaised with clients telephonically and personally
❖ Trained new Junior Secretaries on computer
❖ Answered the switchboard
❖ Collected monies owing to the company from clients telephonically
❖ Opened files

Reason for leaving: Maternity reasons

Qualifications & Certifications

Hoerskool Die Varing in Alberton, Johannesburg

I did not, I did a secretarial course during 1995

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