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YC: Legal Assistant needed at UD Trucks

Job title : YC: Legal Assistant

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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Job Overview
UD Trucks is known for our pioneering technologies and products within the commercial automotive industry.  As legal assistant, you will be providing support to the Legal and Compliance Counsel in a variety of matters, including but not limited to commercial drafting, legal research, labour matters and litigation. This position will offer a candidate the opportunity to gain valuable experience prior to commencing their articles, thereby setting them apart from other candidates.

This position is earmarked to Unemployed Youth on a 12 month contract basis. The person applying must comply with the criteria and be registered on the Yes4Youth platform

Responsibilities and Duties 

  •  Supporting in commercial litigation matters by preparing briefs to external counsel, liaising with attorneys, attending consultations and court proceedings;
  •  Supporting in labour and disciplinary matters by preparing charge sheets, compiling evidence bundles, preparing arguments and liaising with external attorneys;
  •  Conducting legal research and drafting of opinions;
  •  Preparing draft agreements; and
  •  Filing and maintaining contract files, tracking elements of contracts in databases and spreadsheets, copying files providing general administrative support in relation to ongoing litigation and company secretarial support.

Minimum qualifications

  •  Completed / near completed LL.B degree;
  •  Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks; and
  •  Possess a high degree of accuracy and careful attention to detail.
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;

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