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  • Posted: Jan 9, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 12, 2023
  • CIC Insurance Group Limited, commonly referred to as CIC Group, is an insurance and investment group that operates mainly in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Malawi
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    Claims Assistant – Legal


    Responsible for offering legal counsel, negotiations to ensure settlement of third party claims and recovery on behalf of the company.


    • Reviewing judgments and recommending settlement or appeals. Making sure that adequate reserves are maintained
    • Reviewing legal claims lodged against our insured’s and engaging third parties in out of court negotiations in line with past precedents and set parameters. Always ensuring that adequate reserves are maintained
    • Receiving summons to enter appearance and plaint from our insured’s and distributing the same to our panel of external advocates
    • Distributing the work coming into the claims legal department ensuring that all mails are handled
    • Approving all discharge vouchers and judgments as per the approval limits
    • Co-ordinate the out of court committee sittings and provide periodic report on the performance
    • Reviewing the charges charged by our external advocates to ensure that the fee notes are raised as per remuneration order
    • Providing legal advice, opinion and assistance on all legal claims matters to the management
    • Attending court hearing on behalf of the organization as and when required

    Academic Qualifications

    • Degree in Law or in a related field

    Professional Qualifications

    • Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Admission to the bar and holder of a current practicing certificate is a requirement
    • Diploma in Insurance (Added advantage)


    • Minimum of six (6) years’ relevant experience, two (2) of which are at supervisory level

    Skills and Attributes

    • Good analytical skills
    • Decision making skills
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Basic Knowledge of regulations by AKI and IRA
    • Understanding of the working environment /competitors
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to CIC Insurance on to apply

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