Britam Principal Legal Associate - Property Jobs in Kenya
Britam Principal Legal Associate - Property Jobs in Kenya The purpose of this role is to assist the Head of Legal in the provision of property legal support to the Business and the effective management of litigation and contractual risks.
Draft contractual documents including Leases for Real Estate transactions by the Company.
Provide Legal Advisory specific to Real Estate and Conveyancing transactions undertaken by the Company.
Provide Legal Advisory on other requested/assigned matters through the provision of Legal Opinions, Presentations and participation in internal/external meetings.
Provide pro-active and/or strategic legal solutions to business problems
Keep abreast on upcoming laws and regulations and advise the business on implications thereof.
Adhere to and Update the Legal Process Manuals.
Draft, Negotiate and Review contracts or any other documentation assigned and assess legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention
Manage external Advocates handling active briefs through pro-active correspondence
Instruct Advocates to take up matters on behalf of the Company
Review advocates legal costs to ensure that the same are within the Advocates Remuneration Order 2014 as well as attempt other cost saving measures
Prepare and submit status reports within reporting timelines.
Effective Management of disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, case management, review of pleadings, preparation of witnesses and attendance of court hearings
Manage Legal documents and records and facilitate execution of legal documents in line with the Contract Management Policy
Facilitate and participate in training programmes initiated by the Legal Department
Attend and Participate in Departmental and Business Unit meetings.
Assist in taking minutes as requested from time to time.
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications Required
Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from a recognized University;
Post graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya holding a valid practicing certificate with at least 4 years post admission experience;
At least 4 years relevant experience in the conveyancing and/or commercial department of a busy law firm or legal corporate environment.
Knowledge and understanding of conveyancing, Real Estate, commercial law and the respective Laws and regulations.
Knowledge, appreciation and application of legal concepts
High moral and ethical standing
Highly motivated and team-player
Innovative, problem-solver and solution oriented
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
How to Apply
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