FIDA Kenya Legal Counsel Job in Mombasa Kenya

Legal Counsel (to be based in the Mombasa Office)

FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit a Legal Counsel to fill in the above position for a temporary period of three (3) months at the Mombasa office.

Duties:-

  • Provide legal advice to FIDA clients; take their briefs; refer distressed clients for Counseling and conduct mediation between parties.
  • Prepare pleadings, proof of evidence and legal briefs.
  • Prepare court strategies in consultation with team leader.
  • Attend Court and supervise Legal Clerks on Court processes and Clients services Officer/Administrative Secretary on office work
  • Assists in the coordination open days, self-representation workshops and other workshops organized by the team
  • Represent Organization in meetings with stakeholders and strategic partners
  • Provide prompt response to correspondence – e-mail, telephone.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned by Supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:-

The ideal candidate should at least possess the following qualifications and attributes:-

  • Bachelor of law degree/diploma from Council for legal Education
  • Advocate of the High court with at least five years’ experience in trial advocacy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of program planning, designing and monitoring & evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in gender & women’s rights Issues.
  • Results oriented, creative and innovative.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and good presentation skills.
  • Must be a good team player, highly self-motivated & self-driven.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae stating expected salary and their daytime contact, addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00pm on 6th August, 2012. 
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

FIDA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

The Senior Legal Counsel
Federation of Women Lawyers-Kenya
Kizingo Estate, David Kayanda Road
Behind Sea View Plaza 

P.O Box 80687-80100
Mombasa

E-mail: recruitment@fidakenya.org


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