Legal Assistants Job, Current Kenyan Legal Jobs,

NHC/LA/03/2022

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and draft legal documents such as; plaints, notice of motions, chamber summons, originating summons, miscellaneous applications, references, petitions, affidavits and such other pleadings;
  • Interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of a case;
  • Verify legal documents and fee notes drawn by external lawyers.
  • Liaise with external lawyers to facilitate an efficient collection and preparation of information related to court cases.
  • Prepare and authenticate standard legal documents.
  • Filing of legal briefs and opinions.
  • Attending court sessions and taking notes of proceedings.
  • Filing appeals in appropriate courts.
  • Examine public and other lawful records and write opinions.
  • Keep log of environmental law matters.
  • Draft responses to correspondences on legal matters on behalf of the Corporation.
  • Collection and preparation of information related to Court.

Person Specifications

The job holder must possess;

  • Have O’ level KCSE mean Grade C (plain) or KCE Division III
  • Possess a Diploma in Law and or legal studies from the Kenya School of Law or other recognised institution
  • Have three (3) years experience in the discharge of legal duties
  • Must be a registered Court Process Server.
  • Be a team player with skills in the use of Ms Office Suite

Note: Successful candidates will be subject to performance contracting.

Remuneration & Employment Terms

  • Senior Legal Officer Grade 11 Gross: Ksh. 165,749 – 230,715 Per month
  • Legal officer 1 Grade 10 Gross: Ksh. 137,703 – 191,840 Per month
  • Legal Assistant Grade 07 Gross: Ksh. 74,953 – 106,283 Per month

How To Apply

  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration,
  • Copies as evidence of having met the Chapter Six (6) Constitutional requirements, (including: Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Criminal investigation Department and Credit Reference Bureau),
  • E-mail and telephone contacts of three referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience and quoting the reference number on your application letter.
  • To be considered, your application must be received by 20th April. 2022 addressed to:

THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
P.O. BOX 30257 00100
NAIROBI
Email: [email protected]

IMPORTANT:

  • Application should only be done online by email to the dedicated email address [email protected]
  • All applicants MUST use the standard application form provided and downloadable on the website.
  • Applicants must meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya and provide proof thereof at the time of interviewing.
  • Closing date is 20th April 2022. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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