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Legal Assistant and Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Mar 5, 2014

Legal Assistant
A well established organization, seeks to engage the services of the following qualified personnel
Key responsibilities and duties
  • Draft and vet simple contracts, leases and other legal instruments
  • Draft status reports on court matters affecting the Company
  • Coordinate all land matters and transactions the Company is involved in
  • Coordinate on all status of matters within the legal department
  • Monitor and Keep track  of all documents and reports generated with the legal services section
  • Ensure that all documents, records and files are kept in a proper manner.
  • Assist in drafting legal opinions
  • Classify and catalogue all the records
  • Do other duties as may be assigned by the Legal Manager from time to time.
Required Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws from a recognized University
  • Recently admitted to the Roll of advocates or Completion of pupilage
  • Due diligence and attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • Good administrative and coordination skills
  • Experience in a Corporate law department will be an added advantage
Legal Officer
Key responsibilities and duties
  • Follow up of all court cases facing the company and attend any court hearings on behalf of the Company whenever need arises.
  • Providing legal advise to departmental managers including reviewing legal documentation
  • Management of legal due diligence and liaising with external legal counsel as required
  • Drafting Standard contracts and specialized contracts for specific activities
  • Reviewing and Negotiating contracts to which the company is a party
  • Ensuring that all such documents and third party contracts are properly and promptly executed.
  • Monitoring and reporting changes to applicable statutes and regulations
  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance risk
  • Preparing legal cases in conjunction with external counsel monitoring progress to ensure prompt resolution of all disputes.
  • Reporting to the Legal Manager and perform all such duties as shall be assigned from time to time.
Required Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws from a recognized University
  • Must have been admitted to the roll of advocates and having in force a current practicing certificate
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Computer literacy, presentation and reporting skills
  • Keen to details, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • One (1) to (2) years Experience in a busy corporate law department and/or a busy law firm.
The Human Resources Officer
P. O.  Box 46279-00100
Nairobi GPO
OR Email: [email protected]
Applications must be received not later than 17th March 2014 by 5.30pm.
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