Advocate’s Clerk Job in Kenya

Job Title: Advocate’s Clerk
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Advocate in charge, the position holder will be responsible for the following duties:-
  • Filing pleadings and other court documents
  • Fixing hearing dates in litigation matters.
  • Drafting Legal documents under the supervision of the Legal Counsel such as Bills of Costs, Orders, Applications for Executions, Certificates
  • Process Service of documents.
  • Assisting the Advocates in preparation and attendance to court matters.
  • preparing, filing and forwarding documents and case files to court, lawyers and clients
  • Organize and manage the filing system and in-house file registry.
  • Complete banking transactions if need be.
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders and address complains that are under his authority
  • Maintain legal forms
  • Manage routine correspondence and enquiries.
  • Carry out research as required.
  • Ensure the team of advocates has all the relevant information and documentation as required.
  • Submit files for signature.
  • Attend court hearings and trials to record information and to ask for Advocates to hold brief for the firm.
  • Facilitating service of Legal documents
  • Providing any other Clerical services that may be required by the Advocates.
  • Undertake clerical processes involved in coveyancing.
  • Undertake clerical duties required in the various registries and tribunals.
Minimum Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have competed secondary school education
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in a busy legal firm dealing in litigation, conveyancing, commercial law transactions.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in the workings of a legal office, Civil Procedure Rules.
  • Knowledge and experience in conveyancing, commercial law transactions and civil litigation
  • Must be in possession of a current Process Server’s Certificate.
  • A diploma in law is an added advantage.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Have good interpersonal relations.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Able to travel on short notice.
  • Ability to handle pressure
If you believe you are the right candidate, please email your application letter and CV to gourdarrow16@gmail.com on or before Tuesday 31st May 2016. 

Due to the volume of applications we shall receive, we shall contact only the shortlisted candidates.

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Updated: May 17, 2016 — 7:02 am