Advocate / Legal Counsel Job in Nairobi, Kenya (60K)

Our client, a reputable law firm seeks to recruit for the position of an Advocate / Legal Counsel to be he head of practice.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Salary: KShs 60,000

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting legal research in matters assigned to you before execution;
  • Drafting and registration of commercial and conveyancing documents;
  • Drafting and registration of financial and security documents;
  • Review of commercial, conveyancing and security documents;
  • To prepare for and attend to court for mentions, trials and other court proceedings;
  • Drafting of and facilitate timely filing by clerks’ pleadings.
  • Prepare fee notes and quotations for clients before commencing any work and to follow up payments from clients as they fall due;
  • Meet clients for interviews, pre-trials and taking of instructions;
  • Follow up and coordinate with work with other Advocates, Legal assistants, pupils, clerks and track progress to completion.
  • Ensure that every progress, milestones and status of all pending files are updated on WakiliCMS for ease of follow up and directions by the CEO.
  • Ensure that Clients are updated on their matters regularly and monthly status reports are ready and send to clients on time;
  • Delegate responsibilities to Pupils, Legal Assistants and Clerk as and when necessary on behalf of the CEO I furtherance of your work.
  • Review documents prepared by Junior Advocates, Pupils and Legal Assistants.
  • Instructing clerks to attend to land and company registries to lodge documents and follow them up until completion.
  • Consult and update the CEO of all matters being handled at the time on a weekly basis with recommendations.
  • Ensure Fee earning Targets.
  • Be a person of positive influence in the office and lead by example in adhering to Firm policies and Culture.
  • Other tasks and assignments ordinarily engaged in by an Advocate by custom and usage.


  • LLB. Laws,
  • Post Graduate Diploma- Kenya School of Law

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cvs to by 18th May 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: May 15, 2019 — 7:14 pm