Real Estate Legal Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya (70K)

Job Title: Legal Officer – Real Estate
Reports to: Head of Legal and Investor Relations
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 50k – 70k
Our client is a leading property development company in Nairobi. 
They seek to hire a Legal Officer to provide support to the Head of Legal and Investor Relations by participating in legal activities.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supporting the section head in the provision of legal advice for the company.
  • Maintaining data of all legal matters including cases referred to external advocates.
  • Drafting and verifying all agreements, contracts and leases involving company business and property such as leases, charges.
  • Assisting in the interpretation of legal documents, contracts and or agreements.
  • Handling the technicalities of real property acquisitions, dispositions and financing.
  • Making follow ups on all matters relating to conveyance and litigation of the organization.
  • Watching for legal trends in the media and other outlets that indicate potential legal problems for the company
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary legislation, rules and regulations.
  • Reviewing supply agreements, sale and purchase agreements, and partnerships with other entities.
  • Ensuring legal, statutory and contractual compliance for all the company’s transactions.
  • Preparing files and maintaining legal documents for the company as required.
  • Carrying out legal research as required and registering legal documents with relevant registries.
  • Undertaking due diligence searches on behalf of the company.
  • Working closely with section head to develop internal communication protocol.
  • Mentoring and coaching the legal assistant as directed by the section head.
Skills and Qualifications Desired
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution.
  • Must possess a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law.
  • At least one (1) year post qualification experience in the real estate industry
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Must be abreast with current information in the industry.
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Legal Officer – Real Estate) to  before Monday 1st February, 2016

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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Updated: January 25, 2016 — 11:07 am