Insurance Company Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Our client is an insurance company licensed to conduct all classes of general insurance.

Vacancy: Legal Officer

Job Ref: BL27718

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Senior Legal Officer, the legal officer shall be responsible for handling matters with external lawyers, out of court settlements and/or recoveries.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Negotiate out of court settlements.
  • Assist in legal research and preparing legal opinions
  • Respond to any correspondence and/or enquiries regarding claims legal issues.
  • Review ongoing cases and advice management accordingly.
  • Ensure all legal claims are registered and properly documented.
  • Maintain adequate and accurate reserves for legal claims review and update the reserves as appropriate.
  • Maintain proper court diary of legal claims and follow up matters.
  • Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken.
  • Provide legal and risk management advice to management especially on ongoing cases.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Law Degree from a recognized university.
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Current practicing certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Good legal writing skills
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong team player
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as Diploma in Insurance or Certified Public Secretary (CPS) will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years of experience

How to Apply

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 (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR + JOB REF).

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Updated: July 28, 2018 — 8:34 am