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Legal Assistant

The Copperbelt University invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Legal Assistant in the Registrar’s Department.

Job Purpose

• To ensure smooth running and effective case management for the office of the Legal Counsel

• The role will be required to provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of the Legal Counsel

Key Accountabilities

• Provide administrative support to the Legal Counsel in order to enhance office effectiveness

• Handle communications with clients, witnesses etc.

• Provide legal administrative support for trials

• Prepare case briefs and summarise depositions, interrogations and testimony

• Conduct investigations and statistical/ documentary research

• Identify, locate and develop case relevant information

• Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence

• Maintain contact lists

• Monitor deadlines and juggle calendar

Required Qualifications and Experience:

• Full Grade 12 Certificate or Form 5 with five (5) Credits which should include English

• Language and Mathematics

• Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from a recognized institution

• Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols and court system

• One (01) Years experience in a reputable organisation

Knowledge: Skills and Abilities Required

• Computer literacy

• Excellent Secretarial and organisational skills

• Ability to multi task and work under pressure

• Strong work ethics

• A team player

How to apply

Persons meeting the above qualifications should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates and names of three referees, two of whom must be professionally acquainted with the applicant. The letter should clearly state the specific department being applied for.

Application deadline
2 Mar
Email applications to
jobs@cbu.ac.zm
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Copperbelt University
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Copperbelt University is a public university that was established in 1987 to create a place for high quality education and training. The university empowers graduates to act efficiently and effectively in a broad range of civic and professional functions and activities, creating a place to which access is possible primarily on the basis of intellectual merit and of the ability to participate actively in its programmes. The university provides a quality environment for reading, with good access to study and research materials.
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