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Thursday, March 2, 2017
Advocate Job Readvertisement In Kenya
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, clearly stating the job you are applying for in the Email subject.