Tuskys Legal Officer Job in Kenya

Aug 8, 2016

Job Title: Legal Officer

Reporting To:
Chief Executive Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparing and reviewing legal contracts, deeds, leases, and other legal papers of a routine nature;
  • Managing contractual arrangements with suppliers and partners;
  • Researching on relevant statutes, rulings and precedents to be used as a basis for answering requests for legal opinions;
  • Handling all legal matters including litigations in liaison with external lawyers;
  • Providing legal advice and ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements;
  • Maintaining a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date progress;
  • Reviewing and formulating legal policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Reviewing recent legislation, court cases, correspondence and publications pointing out matters of note or which necessitate management action;
  • Liaising with other departments in managing legal matters;
  • Assisting in the provision of company secretarial duties to the Board of Directors as and when the need arises;
  • Filing of various documents/returns as required under the provisions of the Companies Law;
  • Attending court and relevant registries as and when required to;
  • Conducting legal awareness and education to company staff;
  • Attending meetings within and outside the company premises on behalf of the company;
  • Employing Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures in resolving disputes affecting the company.
Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;
  • A registered member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  • 2-3 years post-admission experience in a busy legal department/environment.
  • Required Skills and Competencies
  • Strong management, negotiation and report writing skills;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Qualified candidates should send their application to the email below by 15th Aug 2016.

applications@tuskys.com




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