Legal Analyst Job in Kenya April 2016


Job opportunity;Legal Analyst in Kenya


Career vacancy;Legal Analyst  in Kenya

Legal Analyst
Key Responsibilities:
Strategic Roles
  • Advising Staff on all matters regarding the law; including the interpretation, impact and effect of the relevant laws and general conditions affecting various areas of operation;
  • Ensuring the company remains compliant with all statutory requirements;
  • Assisting to provide strategic legal advice on business matters and product development;
  • Assisting in the development and improvement of the Legal departments’ policies and procedures


Transaction & Deal Support
  • Assisting in the co-ordination of legal due diligence, documentation and closing for transactions
  • Assisting in legal research on fund formation, incorporation and structuring
  • Reviewing and drafting transaction, fund and product documentation
Compliance Roles
  • Developing Compliance checks on all facets of Law affecting the business;
  • Reviewing investment applications for Compliance purposes;
  • Developing elaborate anti-money laundering checks and procedures in line with the relevant legislation and ensuring strict adherence to the same;
  • Carrying out internal compliance inspections to ensure internal procedures are complied with to the letter;
  • Updating the set compliance procedures in line with new rules and regulations issued.
Corporate Legal Tasks
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts;
  • Managing the contract execution process;
  • Assisting in drafting and reviewing sensitive communication leaving the company;
Litigation Roles
  • Liaising with external lawyers on conduct of court matters;
  • Monitoring client complaints and avoidance of issues becoming subject to litigation;
Job Requirement
  • A recently admitted Advocate with a minimum of one year of commercial law firm experience;
  • An Upper Second Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from a recognized University;
  • Must have attained a B+ and above in O levels/ high school;
  • Knowledge, relevant practice and understanding of the Conveyancing practice and financial markets (including tax), and the respective Laws and regulations.
  • Creative, commercial legal thinking and appreciation of the business aspects in their application of the law;
Candidates should state their current and expected salary

How to Apply


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