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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Advocate Job Readvertisement In Kenya

Advocate
Our client in the law business (advocates and commissioner of oaths) an equal opportunity employer is filling the position of an advocate whose details are described below.
Vacant Position: Advocate
Reporting: Partners
Liaison: Litigation Department
Job summary
The incumbent of this position shall attend to litigation matters in court, draft pleadings and correspond with clients and other stakeholders, in giving advice and legal opinion.
Principal duties and responsibility
  • Interview clients and witnesses in order to decide on the appropriate approach to individual cases
  • Draft all necessary pleadings for court and office filing by the relevant parties
  • Attend to litigation matters in court countrywide
  • Prepare for hearings and advise clients on pre-trial briefings
  • Conduct legal research and opinion in day today handling of litigation cases
  • Negotiate for settlement out of court on behalf of the client
  • Prepare fee notes for the client and follow up of the same
  • Prepare commercial documents such as agreements and contracts
  • Prepare rich monthly reports for the clients of what has transpired and what is intended to happen
  • Review all case documents to ensure that they are in order as per the checklist
  • Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time by your supervisor
Qualification, Competencies required
  • Degree in Law from a recognized institution
  • More than three years experience in a law firm post admission to the bar
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Keen to details, and analytical
  • Hardworking and diligent
  • Ability to work unsupervised, self motivated
  • Patient and passionate about work
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and detailed CV to recruitment@postureconsulting.com, clearly stating the job you are applying for in the Email subject.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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