Legal Clerk Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Legal Clerk Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Director, external lawyer and enhance office effectiveness

  • Read, edit, draft and interpret all company documents, letters and contracts

  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.

  • Administratively support and attend trials

  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony

  • Conduct investigations and statistical/documentary research

  • Locate and develop case relevant information

  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence

  • Answer and direct phone calls

  • Maintain contact lists

  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars

  • Research on diverse range of assigned issues, documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures;

    Key Competencies:

  • Diploma or Certificate in Law (paralegal studies)

  • Three (3) years proven working experience as court clerk, legal assistant or legal secretary.

  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system

  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office

  • Computer literacy

  • Proficiency in English

  • Working knowledge of case management software

  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills

  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure

  • Demonstrated competence
    in Process Service and a Process Service Certificate from the High Court of Kenya will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to


  • Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to

  • by Monday, 24th May 2021 stating the subject heading “Human Resource Manager” clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees.

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