The company is looking to employ an energetic, passionate, creative and hardworking individual looking to join the team as a Legal Assistant.
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
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.
Contract drafting and Management; Legal Compliance; Corporate transactional support and administration; Corporate Secretarial tasks and Litigation.
The ideal candidate is a character with the ability to spot talent, and can negotiate on the right value proposition to attract and retain that talent for current and future University human capital needs.