The successful candidates will perform the following functions:
Conducting extensive legal research and writing for the respective holdings of the Rama Group of Companies
Sieving management decisions to ensure they are in line with legal provisions.
Assisting the HR Manager in drafting legal correspondence for the Rama Group of Companies.
Advising management on legal risks that may threaten the organization.
Take charge of applying for any legal document required of the company.
Take charge of renewal of any legal document required of the company.
Take charge of updating any legal document required of the company
Initiate and pursue legal proceedings as required by the Company i.e., prepare writs, defenses, Submissions and other pleadings in civil cases both “for and against” the Company.
Prepare, file and plead cases in Commercial Court in pursuit of amounts owed to the Company.
Advise on civil matters that should be directed to external counsel.
File oppositions in matters where title is being passed or property is being encumbered and there are arrears due and payable to the Company.
Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the Company.
Draft and/or review legal letters, contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, as requested.
Submit quarterly work reports to Management and the Board of Directors.
Submit quarterly reports on targets achieved together with an appraisal report to the Director.
Represent the Company at Arbitration and Public Utilities Commission hearings.
Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of Company policies
Provide sound legal advice to the Company and make recommendations to Management as necessary.
Attend special committee meetings and offer advice as required.
Complete administrative duties such as making copies, answering and directing phone calls and greeting clients
Coordinate appointments, including all correspondence and logistics necessary
Manage legal documentation and correspondence in strict confidence
Correspond with the company lawyer and clients.
Implement and improve upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.
Organize and maintain documents in a paper or electronic filing systems
Draft correspondence and legal documents, such as contracts
Call clients, lawyers, and outside vendors to schedule meetings, and depositions.
Performing all other duties as instructed by the management.
Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:-
A letter of application
A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include -professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment