LEGAL ASSISTANT
EHC/1491/2020
Kenya

Our client, an investment Co-operative Society is seeking to recruit focused, strategic and self-driven candidates to fill the following positions.

 Job Purpose

To provide legal advice and support to the Legal function of Society and its various departments on all matters; to liaise with external legal counsel and assist the Society in all legal compliance requirements

Main Responsibilities

  1. Draft and review contracts, tender documents and other related documents to ensure compliance with legal obligations
  2. Assist the Society in managing litigation filed by or against the Society
  3. Draft and reviews all leases, licenses, concession agreements and all other related documents to ensure that all the obligations are addressed and guarding interest of the Society.
  4. Carry out research on Society cases (claims, litigations, arbitrations and prepares draft responses) for review by legal counsels and advise to the Board of Directors
  5. Analyses debt collection and disputes claims and prepare responses for review and advise to the Board
  6. Ensure compliance with any court ruling(s)
  7. Liaison with appointed external lawyers to ensure that all the assigns given to them are executed on timely manner
  8. Maintains and updates records of all contracts, leases, licenses and claims
  9. Collect, examine evidence and other legal documents required for case preparation for review by Legal Officer
  10. To maintain communication with clients and witness to schedule meetings, interview and depositions

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelors of laws Degree from a recognized Institution
  • Diploma in legal education from Kenya School of Law
  • Advocate of Supreme Court of Kenya
  • Current and valid practicing certificate

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements as stipulated above, please email your application letter accompanied with a detailed CV in PDF format clearly indicating your current position, current and expected remuneration to the following email address:  recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke  on or before close of business on Thursday 31st 2020. 

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and qualified applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply