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Hashi Energy    |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Legal Counsel

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The mission of the Legal counsel will be to provide legal advice and support in corporate and commercial, company secretarial matters as well as in compliance and regulatory affairs to the business as an independent assurance on the effectiveness of the internal control framework.In addition, the jobholder will be responsible for internal stakeholder management in the various functions.


Responsibilities

  1. Provision of legal advice and interpretation services to various business lines to guide in corporate decision making across the group.
  2. Provide transaction support on legal matters to various teams thus in negotiation, drafting and reviewing of agreements to protect and optimize interests of different companies.
  3. Management of conflict with business partners and bad debt recovery.
  4. Risk assessment and auditing of processes, documents, business plans to ensure compliance with the law, corporate policies and goals.
  5. Maintenance and updating corporate documents and records to ensure institutional memory.
  6. Education and empowerment of staff on legal matters to ensure compliance and optimal performance.
  7. Monitor any changes to laws and regulations and advise on the likely impact so as ensure compliance.
  8. Handle any other assignments allocated by the head of function


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Legal
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Training program planning; Contract drafting and preparation; Legal auditing; Legal counseling; Legal analysis; Dispute resolution and arbitration
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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