Job Title: Legal Assistant
Company: Wemy Industries
Experience: 3 years
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Law / Legal
Wemy Industries is one of the foremost indigenous and oldest established manufacturers in Lagos, Nigeria. We specialize in producing baby diapers, feminine sanitary napkins/pads, panty liners, adult diapers, maternity pads, under pads and baby wipes under the umbrella brand names of ‘Dr. Browns’ and ‘Nightingale’.
Legal Assistant Job Responsibilities: – Enhances attorney’s effectiveness by developing case information, evidence, and settlement options; tracking cases; supporting attorney’s trial proceedings.
Legal Assistant Job Duties: – Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with an attorney. – Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports. – Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress. – Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers. – Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review. – Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes. – Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. – Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Legal Assistant Skills and Qualifications: – Reporting Skills, Research Skills, Legal Administration Skills, Litigation, Client Relationships, Organization, Planning, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Dependability, Client Confidentiality. – Male or Female 25-35 – Minimum of LLB – 3-5 years experience
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