Legal Clerk

Standard Bank

Job Details

Group Legal: guidance across all areas and geographies to ensure: every transaction is appropriately negotiated, documented and implemented, losses arising from litigation are minimised, and legal issues carrying negative reputational consequences are avoided.

Job Purpose

To support the effectiveness of the Legal Department through the provision of transactional services around loans, defaulters, prosecutions procedures, legal claims and security documents and to act as process servers for litigation matters

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Drafting of non-complex documents such as Charges, Mortgage, Transfer of Leases, Debentures and Bills of Sales
Liaise with Stamp Duty Commissioner, Lands Department, Malawi Housing Corporation and City Assemblies to ensure speedy perfection of security documents
Processing of Garnishee Orders effectively so that no losses arise as a result of poor handling of such orders.
Personal Service of Court documents.
Filing of Court documents.
Attending to assigned mails including ACB Orders, Police, FIU requests
Attending to Official Searches at the Registrar of Companies and Land Registries.
Ordering Stationery, offloading and packing.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Paralegal certificate or diploma in Law
Basic knowledge of banking procedures will be an added advantage

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

Computer skills
Good interpersonal skills
Time management self-starter

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