Legal Assistant (Temporary) Job Vacancy – Kenya Orient Insurance

Kenya Orient Insurance Limited

Job Title: Legal Assistant (Temporary)

Division / Department: Claims

Immediate Supervisor: Assistant Claims Manager – Legal

Overall Responsibility: The position is responsible for controlling matters under litigation with external lawyers, all legal cases under their services, and out of court settlements and/or recoveries in liaison with the Legal Analysts.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in appointment of defense lawyers where action is brought against the company and ensure at all times the advocates work in the best interest of the Company.
  • Assist in recovery of company outlay from negligent third parties.
  • Assist in negotiating amicably, out of court settlements.
  • Review investigation reports, to ensure that they are comprehensive enough to meet the need for which they were sought, and recommend remedial action as necessary
  • Assist in processing of payments to claimants and service providers
  • Assist in legal research and preparing legal opinions to both external and internal clients.
  • With the assistance of Senior legal officer, respond to any correspondence and/or enquiries regarding claims legal issues.
  • Maintain adequate reserves for legal claims.
  • Prepare legal documents as required.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


  • Bachelor of Law degree
  • Post Graduate diploma in law / Admitted to the Bar as an advocate of the High Court
  • Cumulative 1 Year Work Experience in the Legal Field Awaiting / Admitted to the Bar as an advocate of the High Court

How to Apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the required qualifications, skills and experience, kindly CLICK HERE and apply on or before Friday, December 13th 2019.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Legal and Corporate Affairs
Updated: December 7, 2019 — 7:48 am