Clerk Job in Kenya – Legal

Position: Legal Clerk


Duration: 6 Months Temporary Appointment

Ref. No : Lc/Hr/07/2020

Job Description

Metropolitan Cannon General Insurance Ltd is a member of MMI
Holdings Limited, a global player in Health, Life and Short term Insurance, and
operating in Africa, South East Asia, India and the UK. The Short-Term Business
(General Business) is seeking to fill the above listed position with a dynamic,
forward thinking achiever with expertise in the Life Insurance field. Reporting
to the Legal Officer–Legal Clerk will provide legal support to the business and
maintain updated legal documentation.

Responsibilities

  • Handle legal recovery matters within the
    department and maintain accurate data of the same

  • Handle correspondences both in writing and orally
    with external Advocates, Third party Advocates and Insurers.

  • Conduct legal researches.

  • Receive legal summons and other legal documents.

  • Draft correspondences under the guidance of the
    Legal Officer / Manager.

  • Provide accurate and relevant interpretation of
    legal documents, contracts and/ or agreements.

  • Undertake court attendances and monitor all
    pending cases.

  • Peruse court files as directed by the Legal
    Manager from time to time.

  • Attend to legal mails as may be assigned from time
    to time.

  • Settle third party claims, disbursements,
    advocates’ legal fees and doctors’ fees as may be directed by the Legal
    Manager or her designate.

  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to
    time.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Law. Degree in Law will be an added
    advantage

  • At least 1 year working experience in a busy Legal
    Services Environment

  • Ability to keep confidential information

  • Good written and communication skills

  • Broad knowledge of local legislature that touch on
    the business of the company

How to apply    
                     
                     
                       
                     
                   

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to
forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant academic testimonials
via email only to [email protected] by 7thJuly
2020
. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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