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Our Client is looking for an experienced and qualified Legal Company Secretary to join their team.Read More

Company secretaries are responsible for ensuring that a company complies with standard financial and legal practice and maintains standards of corporate governance.
Company secretaries must have a thorough understanding of the laws that affect their areas of work and be qualified to practice law in Zimbabwe .
They act as a point of communication between the board of directors and company shareholders, reporting in a timely and accurate manner on company procedures and developments.
The candidates should have strong administration experience too.

  • Industry: Legal
  • Salary: $2000 - $2500 net

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Qualified to practice law in Zimbabwe 3 years or more prior experience in a similar position
Key Skills
Attention to details
Strong administrative skills

Additional Requirements

Law
Legal
Administration

Our Client is actively seeking Corporate and Litigation Legal Secretaries to fill contract roles within their company
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Main Responsibilities are:
Support one or up to three attorneys with diary management and travel arrangements
Prepare complex legal documents from hand-written, verbal or email instruction
Draft the following documents: standard letters, complex legal documents and minutes
Liaise with external agencies and overseas clients at all professional levels
Maintain client information database, address lists, fax sheets, label and master list of companies for each attorney
Office duties including filing (current and archived), preparing courier packages, photocopying, binding and maintaining stationery supplies
Other ad hoc duties as assigned

  • Industry: Legal
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Must have at least 5 years experience as a Legal Secretary working with a reputable firm in the areas of law<br> Corporate and Litigation<br> An Associates degree or Collage Certificate/Diploma in Legal studies or similar is preferred<br> 3 years experience in corporate/litigation<br>
Key Skills
Proficient in managing several attorneys at once up to 3:1 shares
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Exceptional time management and organisational skills
Remaining calm while working in high pressure faced paced environments
Strong typing speeds minimum of 65 wpm
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications

Additional Requirements

06Dec

Our client, a well established Agricultural company, is now looking for a qualified & experienced Company Secretary/Legal Officer to join them asap.Read More

Reporting to the CFO & CEO
The position is responsible for all company secretarial services for the Group, liaising with the Board as well as contract management. It serves as an in-house legal counsel for all commercial and legal matters. The legal role includes assisting management on all corporate legal and regulatory matters
Organise, prepare agendas and notices for board meetings, committees, and annual general meetings (AGMs)
Take minutes, draft resolutions, and lodge required forms and annual returns and follow up on actions from meetings
Maintain statutory books, including registers of members, directors, and secretaries
Handle all board and company correspondence, collate information, and write reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders
Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and take appropriate action
Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors
Maintain the register of shareholders and monitor changes in share ownership of the company - in a publicly listed company
Consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents)
Draft, review and administer all commercial contracts for the Group
Research, anticipate and manage all legal risks that may affect the group operations
Guide the business and ensure compliance with all applicable rules and regulations
Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents
Represent the Group companies in legal proceedings (administrative boards, court etc.)
Assists management on general contracts, third-party agreements, and vendor supplier relationships
Manages external counsel and general litigation
Assists management with employment law concerns, contracts, claims and creating company policies
Ensures compliance with trademarks, patents, intellectual property and trade secrets
Creates business legal reports and correspondence, and effectively presents information to senior management
Responds to inquiries from regulatory agencies, customers and the business community
Identify risks and propose alternative structures to mitigate risks involved in potential transactions

  • Industry: Legal
  • Salary: $4500 - $6000 gross p/m

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 4 years working experience within a similar role <br> Law Degree, valid practicing certificate necessary and registration with the Law Society of Zimbabwe <br> Proven background in a similar or related background <br>
Key Skills
Excellent negotiation, communications & administrative skills
Analytical ability and attention to detail
Decision-making
Business acumen
Ethical Conduct
Strategic thinking
Thoroughness

Additional Requirements

Company Secretary
Legal
Legal Officer
Agriculture