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CIVIL & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ADVOCATES– (Nairobi)

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The firm hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidates for the position of Civil and Commercial Litigation Advocate. The ideal candidate must be a person of high integrity, hardworking and able to work with minimum supervision, possess good communication skills and self-motivated

About the Client:

A leading law firm in Kenya and based in Nairobi is seeking to hire two (2) Civil and Commercial Litigation Advocates. It has garnered experience in various sectors in Kenya within. The Advocates are to join its Civil & Commercial Litigation; and Probate & Administration departments.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Attending Courts at all levels including tribunals across the country;
  • Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents including pleadings, notices, affidavits &
  • correspondence;
  • Draw up contracts and other legal documents ensuring attention to detail Case & Transaction management:
  • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising in civil & commercial litigation
  • Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters in the best interest of our client;
  • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising in civil & commercial litigation
  • Consultations with clients and counsel
  • To effectively monitor the on-going litigation cases in the firm including adherence to the internal processes.
  • Working with our clients as a trusted legal advisor while advising and promptly updating clients on their cases and the developments of the law;
  • Developing client relationships and actively building on experiences that support our client needs;
  • Preparation of quality legal pleadings
  • Offering legally sound advice to corporate firms and individual clients in regard to various transactions or cases handled by the Firm
  • Advising clients competently and confidently on the technical aspects of a wide range of matters particularly in corporate and commercial disputes;
  • Research on diverse range of assigned issues, documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures;
  • To be strategic and commercially aware and be fully familiar with the firm’s current strategy.
  • Be able to have knowledgeable discussion about the market the firm operates in, the threats and opportunities the department faces and the future plans for the Department and their role in those plans.
  • Attract additional business from new and existing clients.
  • Proven track record of effectively delegating work to other members of the department and supervising the work effectively.
  • Receive requests for legal advice from current and potential clients and deciding on the most appropriate responses to make to these requests.
  • To develop and maintain good client relationship skills, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals
  • To be strategic and commercially aware and be fully familiar with the firm’s current strategy. Be able to have knowledgeable discussion about the market the firm operates in, the threats and opportunities the department faces and the future plans for the Department and their role in those plans.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Three (3) years and above post admission
  • An upper 2nd Bachelors of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university.
  • Holder of a CPS (K)
  • Must have a Current Year (2020) Practicing Certificate.

Salary -Competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.

Competencies & Skills

  • Experience in a busy law firm
  • Excellent knowledge and practical understanding of the legal and judicial systems;
  • High degree of responsibility, professional ethics and personal integrity at a personal and professional level;
  • Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Good communication, research and analytical skills.
  • Proactive and self motivated.
  • Team player with leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage pressure and meet targets.
  • Work independently with minimum or no supervision and ready to lead.
  • Possess ultimate customer service skills

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their detailed CV and Cover Letter quoting the job title (CIVIL,AND COMMERCIAL AND LITIGATION ADVOCATE) as subject to reach us not later than 3rd July 2020 to [email protected] stating the current pay and expected salary. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.