Junior Lawyer Vacancy at Optiven


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Junior Lawyer Vacancy at Optiven

Job Title: JUNIOR LAWYER – IN-HOUSE (Fluent in the French Language)
Department: LEGAL
Reports to: LEGAL COUNSEL
Location: Nairobi

Job Summary

We seek a highly competent and outstanding individual who is dynamic and passionate about delivering results to join our Legal team.

S/he will be assisting in ensuring all our company’s transactions comply with state laws and regulations, while actively supporting the company to avoid possible risks and violations

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal opinion on matters relating to property & real estate.
  • Offer advice to clients on the legal processes involved in purchasing & selling property.
  • Work to protect the interest of clients & ensure they are protected against fraud and money laundering activities.
  • 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 and 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.
  • Drafting legal documents.
  • Liaising with clients and key stakeholders such as mortgage lenders, estate agents, land valuers and surveyors.

Qualifications & Skills

  • LLB Degree from a recognized University
  • Must have gone through the Kenya School of Law
  • Must be fluent in the French Language
  • Must have at least 1 years post work experience in a busy law firm
  • Familiar with banking documentation
  • Working knowledge of conveyancing, court rules & land registry procedures.
  • Must have hands-on experience in the interpretation & application of legal texts, statutes, rules & regulations.
  • Be computer literate

Skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and get things done to completion.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Result-oriented and deadline-driven.
  • Good scheduling and monitoring skills.
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent reporting skills.
  • Adaptable and initiative
  • Great team player.
  • High Integrity and Confidentiality

Applications

If you believe you have high-performance culture, a positive mental attitude, and are self-driven, then apply using the following link; Optiven Jobs on or before Monday, 17th May 2023.

NB: All applications will be reviewed and shortlisted for interviews as they come on a rolling basis.

  • We do not charge for job applications and interviews.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
  • Due to the huge number of applications we get only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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