A Financial Institution Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

A Financial Institution Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • A Financial Institution seeks to hire a Legal Officer to Provide Legal Advice to Management on a full range of legal issues including, but not limited to, litigation and conveyancing. The position will be on a one-year contract renewable based on performance.

    The core duties include:

  • Coordinating activities of external court process servers to ensure effective services of court documents to minimize chances of postponement of court proceedings and prolonged litigation.

  • Facilitate safe custody of records of evidential value which may be transferred to the legal department for litigation purposes, enhance ease of retrieval of court documents and security documents for quick and effective decision making and effective litigation.

  • Coordinating witness preparation and pre-trial briefings for all the in- house Advocates and drafting witness statements.

  • Preparing reports on the status of the case management system.

  • Liaise with different court registries for retrieval and perusal of court files and newly released rulingsand precedents to continuously inform departments litigation strategy.

  • Update and maintain the departments’ case file bring up system.

  • Supervising the court process servers and approving Affidavits of service, before filing in court to ensure that proper litigants are well before courts of law.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned by management from time to time.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution;

  • Diploma in Law (KSL] and Advocate of the High Court.

  • Member LSK.

  • Atleast four years’ experience in litigation and conveyancing.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are required to submit their CV, and application letter to

  • financialinstitutionke@gmail.com by 03/12/2021 at 5PM.


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