Conveyancing Lawyer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Conveyancing Lawyer

Location: Nairobi

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal opinion on matters relating to property & real estate.
  • Offer advice to clients on the legal processes involved in purchasing & selling of property.
  • Work to protect the interest of clients & ensure they are protected against fraud and money laundering activities.
  • Conduct research to identify legal ownership of properties by assessing government land registry documents or title deeds if the land is not registered to anyone.
  • Prepare property lease agreements to ensure contracts are signed on the scheduled date of transfer.
  • Oversee the fast-tracking & diligent handling of all client matters before the Lands Registry, Local Authorities, and Survey of Kenya & National Lands Commission.
  • Familiar with banking documents
  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Liaising with clients and key stakeholders such as the mortgage lenders, estate agents, land valuers and surveyors.
  • Researching information and communicating with clients.
  • Sending terms of engagement and estimates of fees and disbursements.

Qualifications & Skills

  • LLB Degree from a recognized University
  • Must have current Practicing Certificate
  • Must have at least 3-5 years’ post work experience in a busy law firm
  • Working knowledge of conveyancing, court rules & land registry procedures.
  • Must have hands-on experience in interpretation & application of legal texts, statutes, rules & regulations.
  • Must be willing to work and be stationed in Nairobi
  • Be computer literate
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have the ability to work as a team
  • Work with minimum or no supervision

How to Apply

If qualified, kindly send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com clearly indicating “Lawyer – Conveyancing” on the subject line by 16th June 2021.

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Updated: June 10, 2021 — 5:49 pm