Legal Secretary (Deceased Estates)
AJ Personnel
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago
source : Job Placements

Minimum Requirements :

  • Matric
  • General knowledge of the insolvency / liquidation industry
  • Bookkeeping Knowledge
  • MS Office Suite and any relevant legal packages
  • Own reliable transport
  • Must be fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Responsibilities :

  • General office management such as monitoring and ordering of printing cartridges, toner, paper stationery, etc.
  • Liaising with the IT Team if and when relevant regarding general office functions
  • General typing of correspondence and reports
  • Liaising and instructing Auctioneers regarding asset realization etc.
  • Scheduling / advertising of Creditors meetings and liaising with Creditors in liquidated / sequestrated estates
  • Compiling and preparing liquidation and distribution accounts with the necessary vouchers and substantiating documents / vouchers to the Master of the High Court
  • Requesting and checking Creditors’ claims in estates, filing, and processing of the claims
  • Sending out of the necessary circulars in estates to Creditors
  • General correspondence typing to Banks, Creditors, Debtors, etc.
  • Monitoring and getting feedback on estates where Joint Liquidators are attending to the administration of estates
  • Liaising and corresponding with the various internal offices of the Company
  • Liaising with the Master of the High Court regarding 1st meetings of Creditors to be scheduled, final appointment certificates to be obtained, etc.
  • Opening of estate banking accounts and compiling all relevant documents in order to do so
  • Applying and liaising with Joint Liquidators in general †Compiling of bond reductions, extension affidavits to lodge liquidation and distribution accounts, obtaining affidavits for liquidation and distribution account, etc.
  • Attending and arranging special and general meetings of Creditors
  • Diarising and monitoring inspection periods regarding liquidation and distribution accounts
  • General typing of letters and correspondence to the Master of the High Court and any Stakeholder in estates
  • Placing all ads and liaising with the Government Gazette, Beeld, and Citizen
  • Compiling second meeting of Creditors reports and the resolutions
  • Liaising with Creditors in general such as obtaining claim forms, sending out reports and general queries on all estates
  • Chasing of estates
  • Securing Creditors requisitions / resolutions
  • TO APPLY :

  • Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV. Please Apply Online
  • Note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.
  • Note our clients may expire jobs at their own discretion.
  • AJ PERSONNEL will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
  • If you have not received a response within two (2) weeks from applying, your application was most likely unsuccessful
  • Note AJ Personnel is compliant with the new Popi Act.
  • In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.
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