Real Estate Business Legal Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client is in the Real Estate business and seeks to recruit highly motivated Legal Officer.

Reports To: GM, Operations & Administration

Job Location: Head Office, Nairobi, Kenya

Salary: 100K – 120k Gross

A. Position Summary: Our client is a leading real estate developer based in Nairobi. They seek to hire a Legal Officer to provide support to the Director of Legal and Investor Relations by participating in legal activities.

B. Legal Officer Job Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Director of Legal in the provision of legal advice for the company.
  • Drafting and verifying all agreements, contracts and leases involving company business and property.
  • Assisting in the interpretation of legal documents, contracts and or agreements.
  • Handling the technicalities of real property acquisitions, dispositions and financing.
  • Making follow ups on all matters relating to conveyance and litigation of the organization.
  • Watching for legal trends in the media and other outlets that indicate potential legal problems for the company
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary legislation, rules and regulations.
  • Reviewing supply agreements, sale and purchase agreements, and partnerships with other entities.
  • Ensuring legal, statutory and contractual compliance for all the companies transactions.
  • Preparing files and maintaining legal documents for the company as required.
  • Carrying out legal research as required and registering legal documents with relevant registries.
  • Undertaking due diligence searches on behalf of the company.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the management.

C. Skills & Qualifications

  • Must possess a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution.
  • Must possess a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Experience in Conveyance is a MUST
  • Must have at least four (5) years post qualification experience or served in the grade of Legal Officer, or in a relevant and comparable position.
  • Must have proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Must be abreast with current information in the industry related

D. How to Apply:

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV ONLY quoting the job title on the email subject (Legal Officer – Real estate) to

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Updated: June 18, 2018 — 4:37 pm