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Citi Group

Legal Support Specialist For East Africa

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Jan 22, 2022

3 days remaining

Published: Jan 10, 2022 (9 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:

English, Swahili

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

We are looking for a competent and diligent legal practitioner to provide legal advisory services on all matters regarding laws that affect company operations.


Responsibilities
We are looking for a competent and diligent legal practitioner to provide legal advisory services on all matters regarding laws that affect company operations.


  • Act as a Business Partner by understanding business goals and proactively address potential legal issues before they become real problems that could adversely affect the business.

  • Drawing and vetting of contracts, agreements, and other legal documents to ensure compliance.

  • Advising the company on all legal matters that may arise in its operations and ensure compliance with all legal requirements.

  • Receiving and acting upon court summons, pleadings, and demand letters.
  • Liaising with external lawyers regarding all cases filed against the company.

  • Liaising with various departments where legal risks have been identified, to develop mitigating measures and implement appropriate action


  • Developing, implementing, and reviewing legal policies and
    procedures to ensure that they are in line with the existing legislation.

  • Preparing reports on all legal matters with up to date status and presenting them to management

  • Preparation of contract documents, leases, and agreements between the office and other stakeholders and monitor legal obligations to ensure compliance.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelors of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university

  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law

  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya


  • Must have a current Law Practicing Certificate

  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK)

  • At least 2 years experience as a corporate lawyer.







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