Litigation Associates Careers in Nairobi, Kenya

 ​Job Title: Litigation Associate(s)

# of Openings: 2 (I & II)

Job Ref.: 285664​

Location: Nairobi

Department: Litigation

Position Reports to: Managing Partner

Position May Accept work from: Other Staff on shared responsibilities.

Position Supervises: May be responsible for assigning, directing, and reviewing the work of other support personnel.

 

Job Purpose: Gain valuable and real-world legal experience by advising and representing clients during all phases of the litigation process, from the initiation of a case to the discovery period through trial and post-trial findings and appeals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Litigation Practice
  • Draft pleadings, contracts, legal opinions, correspondence and other legal documents.
  • Conduct fact investigation and analysis.
  • Attend court and conduct hearings and applications in court of Appeal, High Court, Magistrates Courts and tribunals.
  • Prepare legal fee notes.
  • Conduct legal research using Kenyanlaw.org, Lexis Nexis, Westlaw and major law databases.
Key Skills / Competencies
  • Exceptional Client focus.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work effectively within resource and time constraints.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of court and administrative hearing rules and procedures.
  • Strong Research Skills:-Legal research methods using Westlaw and LexisNexis; principles of Internet research.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Experience & Requirements
  • Minimum of Bachelor of Laws (Upper Second Class)
  • Admission to the Roll of Advocates
  • 2 years’ experience in drafting litigation and commercial legal documents (Associate i).
  • 3-5 years’ experience (Associate ii).
Applications
Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating expected salary and their daytime contact, to quality2015jobs@gmail.com (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR & THE JOB REF)

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