Vacancy: Legal Manager

June 13, 2016
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We are a leading and reputable Property Development and Management company that develops and manages its own portfolio of properties. We are seeking a self-driven individual for the position of Legal Manager.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leadership role
    • To provide leadership and ensure efficient utilization of resources
  • Legal advisory services to the Board of Directors and management
    • To provide legal protection and risk management advice
  • Litigation management
    • To handle all legal matters including litigation and conveyancing
    • To receive summons on behalf of the Company
    • To liaise with and manage external lawyers on all legal matters
    • To review progress of outstanding litigation and follow up
  • Policy development
    • To prepare, review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure they are in compliance with all statutory and legal requirements
    • To advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures
  • Contract Management
    • Review all contracts and any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assess legal implications that require due attention
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Competencies and Qualifications

  • Possession of LLB degree from a recognized university.
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of LSK.
  • A member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience post-admission in a busy legal department/environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and networking skills.
  • Computer proficiency

If you are a results-oriented individual, looking for a challenging career and you meet the above requirements, please send your application and detailed CV to [email protected].

Please indicate your current salary details, 3 referees and daytime telephone contacts to be received by 24th June 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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