Legal Assistant

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Position Title: Legal Assistant

 

Job Summary:

 

  • Prepare, process, organize and safe keep originals/legal documents/pleadings and submissions involved in civil, criminal, labor and administrative cases before courts, quasi-judicial and administrative bodies
  • Communicate and liaise with meeting participants for the conduct of meetings necessary in inquiries, investigations, evidence and case building as well as staff of courts, quasi-judicial and administrative agencies as may be exigent and necessary
  • Assists the Assistant General Counsel-Litigation and Legal Counsels in the updating and maintenance of a case list and status and as may be necessary to discharge their functions and attain objectives

 

Role Exposure:

 

  • Coordinate with concerned Head Office units, departments and divisions, Metro Manila and Countryside branches to obtain complete/correct information/documents necessary for legal proceedings, recordation or legal opinion.
  • Reproduce / collate / organize / transmit documents and pleadings needed to be presented at court hearings / trial or as may be required for litigation, documentation or recordation purposes.
  • Communicate and coordinate with external lawyers for the transmission of documents and other requirements necessary for legal action, among others
  • Coordinate with branch officer and staff concerned for scheduled hearings and necessary information or documentation
  • Liaise and arrange conferences among external lawyers, legal officers of the bank, clients or witnesses as may be necessary or called for
  • Assist the Legal Counsel as necessary
  • Organize the records of civil / criminal / labor / administrative cases referred to the Division and file and safe keep legal documents / correspondences / information of cases handled by the Legal for security purposes
  • File pleadings and liaise with the staff of the court, quasi-judicial or administrative bodies / agencies as may be exigent and necessary
  • Perform other related functions that may be assigned from time to time

 

Qualifications:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Management / Political Science / Business Administration and/or equivalent
  • Maximum 2 years’ relevant experience an advantage
  • Fresh graduates are highly encouraged to apply


Other Details:

Rank: Rank and File

Unit: Financial and Control Sector / Office of the General Counsel

Location: Metrobank Plaza, Makati City

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