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 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