Legal Assistant

Date Posted: March 17, 2021, 11:57 a.m.

Job Description

The company is looking to employ an energetic, passionate, creative and hardworking individual looking to join the team as a Legal Assistant. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Advising on all matters regarding the law; including the interpretation, impact and effect of the relevant laws and general conditions affecting various areas of the company’s operations;

Assisting in the co-ordination of legal due diligence, documentation and closing of transactions;

Developing and carrying out Compliance checks on all facets of Law affecting the business;

Designing commercial and legal solutions that lead to effective corporate structures;

Developing and maintaining various policies, procedures and registers whilst carrying out other corporate secretarial functions;

Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts;

Liaising with external lawyers on conduct of court matters

Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

 

REQUIREMENTS

A Second Class Upper Degree in Law (LL. B) from a recognized University;

A recently admitted advocate of the High Court of Kenya with good standing;

Must have attained a B+ and above in O levels/ high school;

At least 1-year experience in a busy law firm or company;

Knowledge, relevant practice and understanding of the corporate, commercial investments, real estate and financial markets (including tax), and the respective Laws and regulations;

Creative, commercial legal thinking and appreciation of the business aspects in their application of the law;

Ability to pro-actively and creatively manage potential legal issues;

A team player willing to learn, adapt and work with minimum supervision;

Excellent organisation, administration, communication, influencing and interpersonal skills;

High levels of energy and enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure; and

High level of analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

Contract drafting and Management; Legal Compliance; Corporate transactional support and administration; Corporate Secretarial tasks and Litigation.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to Cytonn via their career portal on https://careers.cytonn.com/

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