Legal Associate Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Legal Associate

1 year contract

This is a one year contract with possibility of renewal.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the management of the former general insurance matters that may arise
  • Preparation of briefs relating to client’s matters ;
  • Acting as a liaison between Management and our client; and the external counsel appointed to represent the company ;
  • Providing support in managing external counsel in charge of preparation of leases for client’s premises ;
  • Providing legal support to the property manager in charge of client’s premises and also providing legal support to the Forensic matters ;
  • Providing legal support in the following up and advisory in respect of the matters relating to client
  • Actively following up in the prosecution of accused reported and in the court registry ensuring that matters proceed timely ;
  • Drafting of legal documentation required in compliance with statutory requirements including but not limited to affidavits, statements, pleadings etc ;
  • Meetings with clients who have reported/affected by fraud ;
  • Managing external legal counsel representing client in criminal prosecutions;
  • Dedicated resource required to follow up on the repayment and foreclosure of non-performing mortgage loans as part of de-risking the balance sheets.


  • At least 2 years relevant experience post-admission (Experience in insurance sector will be an added advantage)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution.
  • Post graduate diploma from Kenya School of Law; Advocate


  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience- post admission

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong planning and organization skills;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; Team player; and
  • Excellent research and technical legal skills.

How to Apply

Send your cv to by 8th June 2018, clearly indicating the job title.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Legal and Corporate Affairs
Updated: June 5, 2018 — 6:58 pm