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Commercial And Conveyancing Advocate - Nairobi

Closing: Apr 15, 2024

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Published: Mar 26, 2024 (27 days ago)

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The firm hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidate for the position of Commercial and Conveyancing Advocate. The ideal candidate must be a person of high integrity, hardworking and able to work with minimum supervision, possess good communication skills and self-motivated.

About the Client:

A leading law firm in Kenya, head quartered in Nairobi is seeking to hire one (1) Commercial and Conveyancing Advocate to be based in Nairobi.

NB: Compensative Salary shall be offered

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Two (2) years Post admission experience in a busy law firm with particular emphasis on Conveyancing and Banking Securities and Commercial Law.
  • An upper 2nd Bachelors of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university.
  • Advocate of the High Court.
  • A valid practicing certificate

Competencies & Skills

  • Experience in a busy law firm dealing with commercial and conveyancing matters.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical understanding of the legal and judicial systems.
  • High degree of responsibility, professional ethics and personal integrity at a personal and professional level.
  • Ability to develop positive relationship with clients and manage/meet client expectations.
  • Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational and computer skills.
  • Good knowledge and experience in research skills and drafting of legal documents.
  • Good communication and ultimate customer service skills.
  • Proactive, aggressive and self-motivated.
  • High Level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Team player with leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage pressure and meet targets.
  • Ability to demonstrate acumen in business development.
  • Work independently with minimum or no supervision and ready to lead.


Responsibilities

The firm hereby invites applications from suitably qualified, experienced and self-motivated candidate for the position of Commercial and Conveyancing Advocate. The ideal candidate must be a person of high integrity, hardworking and able to work with minimum supervision, possess good communication skills and self-motivated.

About the Client:

A leading law firm in Kenya, head quartered in Nairobi is seeking to hire one (1) Commercial and Conveyancing Advocate to be based in Nairobi.

NB: Compensative Salary shall be offered

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Two (2) years Post admission experience in a busy law firm with particular emphasis on Conveyancing and Banking Securities and Commercial Law.
  • An upper 2nd Bachelors of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university.
  • Advocate of the High Court.
  • A valid practicing certificate

Competencies & Skills

  • Experience in a busy law firm dealing with commercial and conveyancing matters.
  • Excellent knowledge and practical understanding of the legal and judicial systems.
  • High degree of responsibility, professional ethics and personal integrity at a personal and professional level.
  • Ability to develop positive relationship with clients and manage/meet client expectations.
  • Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational and computer skills.
  • Good knowledge and experience in research skills and drafting of legal documents.
  • Good communication and ultimate customer service skills.
  • Proactive, aggressive and self-motivated.
  • High Level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Team player with leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage pressure and meet targets.
  • Ability to demonstrate acumen in business development.
  • Work independently with minimum or no supervision and ready to lead.


  • Ability to prepare security documents and ensure they are properly executed and properly registered
  • Provide legal opinion, advice on commercial and corporate transactions and matters relating to property & real estate.
  • Carrying out the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts, legal documents and ensuring they are duly executed
  • Offer advice to clients on the legal processes involved in purchasing & selling of property.
  • Carrying out the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts and ensuring they are duly executed
  • Conduct due diligence on conveyancing transactions, prepare sale agreements, completion documents and ensure proper registration of documents
  • Work to protect the interest of clients, researching information and communicating with clients.
  • Conduct research to identify legal ownership of properties by assessing government land registry documents or title deeds if the land is not registered to anyone.
  • Prepare property lease agreements & ensure contracts are signed on the scheduled date of transfer.
  • Oversee the fast-tracking & diligent handling of all client matters before the Lands Registry, Local Authorities, and Survey of Kenya & National Lands Commission.
  • Liaising with clients and key stakeholders such as the mortgage lenders, estate agents, land valuers and surveyors.
  • Sending terms of engagement and estimates of fees and disbursements.
  • Assist with due diligence and other intellectual property issues related to contracts, agreements and other transactional matters
  • Processing of stamp duty payments and registration of documents at various registries.
  • Procure clearance certificates and consents.
  • Liaison at the Land Registry and Government departments.
  • Drafting conveyancing document and other legal documents.
  • Develop positive relationship with clients and meet clients’ expectations.


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