Litigation Associate Job in Kenya

Our client in a law firm is urgently seeking to hire a Litigation Associate to join their dedicated team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents including pleadings, notices, affidavits, and correspondence;
  • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on diverse areas of the law arising in commercial litigation
  • Consultations with clients and counsel
  • Reviewing new and other relevant legislation;
  • Attending court at the High Court, Magistrate’s Court and Subordinate Tribunals;
  • Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters
  • Conducting the administration of a lawyer’s practice, including file management and electronic time-keeping
  • Preparing training seminars for junior associates
  • Providing articles, technical notes and client briefing notes

Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in law with excellent academic grades
  • Hold a current Practicing Certificate
  • Have at least three years post admission experience within the litigation team of a busy law firm
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team including engaging in cross functional collaborations.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Have good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills
  • Should have been admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya at least three (3) years ago.
  • Ability to analyze problems from all angles showing sound, practical and creative solutions

If qualified kindly send your CV to clearly indicating ‘litigation associate’ on the subject line by 12th March 2018

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Updated: March 7, 2018 — 10:20 pm