Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

  • The Legal Officer will report to the Senior Legal Officer.

    Job Description

    Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Implementing and reviewing legal policies and procedures to ensure that they are in accordance with the existing legislation;

  • Drawing, reviewing and vetting of contracts, agreements and other legal documents;

  • Collecting relevant background information and documentation in order to respond to legal requests;

  • Identifying legal and compliance risks;

  • Compiling contract documentation for preparation and related documents for the Centre;

  • Coordinating handling of cases involving the FRC between the departments and external lawyers;

  • Providing of day to day legal and regulatory support to the functional areas of the FRC;

  • Attending court hearings as neccessary;

  • Maintain current knowledge of changes in legislation concerning operations of the Centre;

  • Preparing legal reports per requirements; and

  • Undertaking legal research.

    Person Specifications

  • Have a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Have a postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

  • Been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;

  • Hold a valid practicing certificate;

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution; and

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Good legal drafting and litigation skills;

  • Good critical and analytical skills;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • High level of judgement and integrity;

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills;

  • Knowledge of all applicable laws, rules and regulations;

  • High attention to detail;

  • Discretion in handling confidential information; and

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

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