Legal Proof Reader / Document Checker
Cape Town, South Africa

Our client is a leading global law firm and we are seeking experienced individuals to join our team of proof readers / document checkers. The successful candidate will be used to working to deadlines and will have a flare for the English language.  They will need an eye for detail to check copy and transcripts ensuring there are no spelling, grammatical, formatting and typographical errors.

The purpose of this role is to provide a high standard of document checking, copy editing and proof-reading support in legal/marketing documents marked-up by lawyers or amended by Document Production Specialists using the department’s standardised marks on hard copy.

This post is office-based and a permanent position working 45 hours per week. Shifts vary from Monday to Friday and Wednesday to Sunday.

We are currently recruiting for a range of shifts including but not limited to:

  • 05:00 – 14:00 (Monday to Friday)
  • 00:00 – 09:00 (Monday-Friday)
  • 08:00 – 17:00 (Monday to Friday)

The successful applicant will have at least 12 months’ experience working as a copy editor, paralegal, lawyer or professional proofreader within a law firm or similar environment and have been educated to degree level in a relevant subject of law. Computer literacy and being able to multi-task with attention to detail are key requirements for this role.

Excellent communication skills are essential as client liaising will take place regarding job instructions and deadline management. Flexibility around working hours will be advantageous. Full systems training will be provided.

In return, we offer a great place to work and a competitive employment package.

To apply for this role, please use the form below. For any queries, please contact:

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