Conveyancing & Litigation Advocate – Nairobi at Ital Global – May 2024

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Conveyancing & Litigation Advocate – Nairobi

About the Client:

  • A dynamic law firm in Kenya focusing in commercial litigation head quartered in Nairobi seeks to hire one (1) Conveyancing & Litigation Advocate to be based in Nairobi.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generating additional Business for the firm from new and existing clients
  • Client Management and retention
  • Attending to court matters within and outside Nairobi
  • Providing legal and technical advice including legal opinions
  • Ensure billing and collection of deposit and fees
  • Keep abreast with legal developments, court decisions
  • Prepare update memos to clients on a timely basis
  • Have a working knowledge in case analysis, development of case strategy, identifying the procedure rules for the various courts and other arbitral fora;
  • Understand procedural aspects regarding pleadings, filing, applications and hearing;
  • Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents
  • Giving legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising litigation
  • Consultations with clients and counsel as well as reviewing new legislations.
  • Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters.
  • Research on diverse range of assigned issues, documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures.
  • Receive requests for legal advice from current and potential clients and deciding on the most appropriate responses to make to these requests.
  • Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents including pleadings, notices, affidavits & correspondence
  • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising in conveyancing & litigation
  • Reviewing new legislations
  • Conducting the administration of an attorney’s practice, including file management and electronic time-keeping
  • Draw up contracts and other legal documents ensuring attention to detail
  • To be able to demonstrate that they are technically very able across a sufficiently wide area, able to work without significant supervision and have developed a particular strength and reputation in their work area.
  • Offering advice on the law, legal procedures and a wide range of associated issues
  • Research on diverse range of assigned issues, documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures
  • Receive requests for legal advice from current and potential clients and deciding on the most appropriate responses to make to these requests.
  • Ability to prepare security documents and ensure they are properly executed and properly registered
  • Provide legal opinion, advice on commercial and corporate transactions and matters relating to property & real estate.
  • Carrying out the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts, legal documents and ensuring they are duly executed
  • Offer advice to clients on the legal processes involved in purchasing & selling of property.
  • Conduct due diligence on conveyancing transactions, prepare sale agreements, completion documents and ensure proper registration of documents
  • Assist with due diligence and other intellectual property issues related to contracts, agreements and other transactional matters
  • Drafting conveyancing document and other legal documents.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Develop positive relationship with clients and meet clients’ expectations.
  • Three (3) years Post admission experience in a busy law firm with sound knowledge of and experience in litigation with skills and expertise in prosecuting and defending civil, commercial, constitutional, judicial review, labour and land matters;
  • An upper 2nd Bachelors of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university.
  • Advocate of the High Court.
  • A valid practicing certificate
  • Must have hands on experience in interpretation & application of legal texts, statutes, rules & regulations

Competencies & Skills

  • Experience in a busy law firm dealing with litigation matters.
  • Ability to conduct arguments calmly.
  • Experience in a busy law firm dealing with commercial and conveyancing matters.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical understanding of the legal and judicial systems
  • Good Knowledge and experience in research skills and drafting of legal documents;
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Highly disciplined with ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to develop positive relationship with clients & manage/meet client expectations;
  • Able to demonstrate acumen in business development;
  • Proactive, self-motivated and aggressive
  • 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.
  • Ability to develop positive relationship with clients and manage/meet client expectations.
  • Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational and computer skills.
  • Good knowledge and experience in research skills and drafting of legal documents.
  • Excellent communication and Presentation skills
  • Ultimate customer service skills.
  • Proactive, aggressive and self-motivated.
  • Team player with leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage pressure and meet targets.
  • Ability to demonstrate acumen in business development.
  • Work independently with minimum or no supervision and ready to lead.
  • High Level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Submit Your Application

Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title:

  • MANTAINACE MANAGER – MANUFACTURING
  • CREDIT OFFICER – MANUFACTURING
  • EVENTS PLANNER ASSISTANT
  • CONVEYANCING & LITIGATION ADVOCATE-NAIROBI
  • COURT CLERK
  • NAIL TECHNICIAN-KILELESHWA

as subject to reach us not later than 24th May 2024 to careers@italgloballtd.com. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basi