Legal Assistant Jobs in Kenya Capital Markets Authority

Legal Assistant Jobs in Kenya Capital Markets Authority


The Capital Markets Authority is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing an efficient capital market in Kenya.

The Authority invites applications for the following position:

Contract Period:

  • Six (6) Months Fixed Term Contract

    Roles for the Temporary Legal Assistant – Legal Affairs Job

    Reporting to the Manager, Legal Affairs and Corporation Secretary the selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the review and drafting of contract agreements and MoU’s and ensuring that they follow all statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Conducting legal due diligence on all the contractors, suppliers etc before they enter any dealings with the Authority;
  • Reviewing and providing advice on legal risk;
  • Ensuring legal, statutory and contractual compliance;
  • Participating in reviewing and advising management on legal implication concerning internal policies and procedures;
  • Participating in providing well researched legal advice and interpretation of various matters;
  • Preparation of legal reports and briefs as well as assist in maintaining proper records in respect of
  • Contracts, MoU’s and Legal Opinions;
  • Preparing, vetting and negotiating official legal documents to protect the interests of the Authority; and Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Temporary Legal Assistant Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law and one-year post admission to the Roll of Advocates
  • Minimum of one-year relevant experience in a busy environment;

    Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
  • Ability to maintain confidence and trust regarding sensitive issues;
  • Strong research and analytical skills;
  • Show initiative, attention to details and accuracy and ability to meet set deadline;
  • Superior verbal, written and communications skills;
  • Proficiency in standard office IT application packages as well as e-mail and internet; and
    Good organizing and coordinating skills.

    How to Apply

  • Applications should be received on or before September 27th, 2018.
  • Note: Please upload a CV and one-page Cover Letter only at this stage. No certificates or other testimonials will be required until the interview stage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Legal Assistant Jobs in Kenya Capital Markets Authority

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