Legal Officer Job Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Opportunity: Legal Officer

Duty Station: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and monitor compliance with laws and regulations within areas of operations.
  • Provide legal advice, interpret legal documents as well as draft legal documents.
  • Oversee the contracting process
  • Provide advice to departmental teams on ways to mitigate any risks and responding to any queries.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the company’s risk management & compliance policies.
  • Litigation.
  • Dealing with Intellectual Property matters including registration and protection of rights arising from trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyrights and related rights, trade secrets and any other.
  • Legal research
  • Conduct risk management training to employees.
  • Carry out risk reviews of the contracts and process from time to time.


  • Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Law,
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience (post admission) in a legal department in a busy corporate environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to prepare complex legal documents

Key Competencies

  • Legal risk management
  • Compliance
  • Governance
  • Commercial awareness

How to Apply

Qualified individuals are invited to send their application along with detailed CV to indicating the Position as the Subject of the email.

To be considered, your application must be received on/before the 3rd April 2018.

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Updated: March 15, 2018 — 9:05 pm