Bank of Baroda Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Bank of Baroda (Kenya) Limited

Vacancy for Legal Officer

The Bank is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self driven and result oriented professional to occupy the position of a Legal Officer.
The Legal Officer will be responsible for:
  • Reviewing and vetting facility letters, agreements, security and other legal documents for borrowing customers;
  • Drafting and reviewing templates, standard forms, service level agreements, contracts, security documents and other relevant documents;
  • Providing guidance on the Bank’s litigation matters;
  • Providing sound legal advice to staff in respect to banking and other related issues;
  • Liaising with the Bank’s legal service providers and ensuring external legal activities and engagements are coordinated and effective;
  • Ensuring statutory and contractual compliance by the Bank; and
  • Assisting the Chief Operating Officer with other assigned duties.
Qualifications, knowledge and Experience:
  • Have a law degree from a recognized University and current practicing certificate;
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience preferably in a financial institution or a busy law firm acting for banks/financial institutions;
  • Have basic litigation as well as commercial/conveyancing experience in drafting basic contracts, reviewing security documents, Leases, preparing litigation files and attending court on preliminary matters;
  • Have knowledge of court rules and procedures;
  • Must be a hard worker and team player, able to work under pressure with minimal supervision and be able to meet deadlines; and should have excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, to reach us on or before 31st July 2012 at the following address:
The Head- Operations,
Bank of Baroda (Kenya) Limited
Head Office Koinange Street 
P.O. Box 30033 – 00100 

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Updated: July 25, 2012 — 5:52 am