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Assistant Legal Officer (Litigation & Compliance)

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

i. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognised University
ii. Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
iii. Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
iv. Proficiency in computer applications
b) Key Skills and Competencies
i. Comprehensive understanding of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution
processes as well as commercial law including legal and regulatory framework governing
the regulation of the Energy sector
ii. Strong communication skills and ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position
papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
iii. Flexibility and responsiveness in providing high quality customer service
iv. Proficiency in computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, data base,
presentation, email, internet etc.
v. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving legal trends through
continuing legal education

Responsibilities

i. Prepare statements of evidence by witnesses and briefing papers for use by lawyers in case
Kenya Pipeline Company is taken to court.
ii. Assist the staff by providing information on legal processes that affect KPC.
iii. Establish and maintain contractual agreements with externally appointed professional legal
firms to provide legal services in case of civil or criminal litigation involving Kenya Pipeline
Company
iv. Brief witnesses and take notes of evidence
v. Gather evidence in cases involving Kenya Pipeline Company to establish and verify basis
for legal proceedings in order to formulate legal defense or to initiate legal action
vi. Conduct legal research, develop concept papers, prepare legal briefs and opinions as well
as develop effective defense strategies, arguments and testimony in preparation for legal
proceedings
vii. Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations; handle disputes
and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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