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Executive Assistant/Legal Advisor

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are looking for a hands-on senior-level legal executive assistant to provide support to our senior partner and other legal professionals and consultants. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of how to institute efficient work flows so that the professionals are freed from day-to-day administrative and organizational details.

The candidate must have experience and an in-depth understanding of how to manage legal documents at a sophisticated capacity. The primary responsibilities will include providing document support for the legal professionals and consultants, as well as managing the daily activities, schedules and documents of the legal professionals, as needed. It is critical that the right candidate have a strong ability to prioritize multiple requirements, while being a consummate team player.

This is a great opportunity to become a valued and dynamic contributor to an established professional and a growing team.


  1. Provide support for the lawyers and consultants in preparing, revising and finalizing legal documents
  2. Accurately review, proofread and assist with any materials, including documents, reports, memos, briefings, presentations, forms and other items ensuring accuracy and completeness
  3. Properly format and implement styles of legal documents
  4. Assist with producing print-ready documents for review by lawyers and/or consultants
  5. Ensure supporting materials (agendas, signage, a-v requirements) for meetings and events are prepared accurately and provided in a timely manner
  6. Take ownership for the success of the firm-wide administrative functions by effectively communicating with and providing back up support to all administrative staff, as needed
  7. Proactively contribute to office activities to ensure an efficient and cohesive team environment
  8. Manage communications and correspondence (phone, voicemail, email, mail), responding when needed; bringing action items forward to appropriate individual’s attention
  9. Manage calendars, including scheduling/arranging meetings, booking meeting rooms, and sending invitations and reminders when needed
  10. Occasional personal errands to support the lawyers and consultants

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Legal
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Answering telephones and call management; Calendar management; Document and archive management; Office administration, management; Email correspondence; Meeting preparation; Legal counseling
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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CDL Human Resource Consultancy

Human resources, talent development, recruitingCompany size: 20-50 people

CDL Human resource consultancy’s mission is to provide you with an unrivaled quality of personnel to increase the effectiveness of your operation. We provide you with the region’s best fit in education, knowledge, skills, and experience to suit your organizations needs. We have been in operation since 2003 and continue to provide support for our extensive client base in the greater East Africa region.

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