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  • Posted: Feb 26, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 4, 2021
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  • Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) is the largest corporate law firm in Eastern Africa, with over 90 lawyers, and is generally considered the leading full-service corporate law firm in Kenya. Our clients include some of the most sophisticated international and regional businesses, including listed companies, banking and financial institutions, insurance comp...
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    Litigation Lawyers

    We are seeking two (2) high calibre Associates who will report to the Litigation Partners.

    In more detail, the areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

    • Assisting Senior Associates and Partners in novel, complex and high value litigation, dispute resolution matters, corporate fraud, economic, competition, anti-bribery and corruption investigations and all other areas of law related to the foregoing.
    • Drafting and reviewing pleadings, court documents and correspondence.
    • Attending court to represent clients.
    • Attending client meetings in and out of the office.
    • Undertaking due diligence on litigation matters.
    • Providing legal and technical advice including drafting legal opinions.
    • Prudent financial management of files i.e., collection of deposit, time recording, monitoring work in progress, raising invoices and following up on payments.
    • Building and maintaining good networks and relationships with clients and potential clients.
    • Facilitating/participating in departmental trainings.
    • Participating in business development.
    • Contributing to the litigation department’s knowledge management.
    • Participating in the review and/or drafting of legislation.

    Experience and personal qualities

    • Law Degree and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
    • At least two to three years’ post qualification experience in litigation.
    • Excellent matter management skills.
    • Proficient in the use of IT Systems including Microsoft Office packages.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.

    The following personal qualities are preferred:

    • Ability to multitask and handle varied moving parts in a complex and demanding environment.
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
    • Extremely organised and efficient.
    • Ability to communicate and present effectively and persuasively, in person and in writing.
    • The ability to build and maintain highly effective working relationships with a range of people (both internally and externally).
    • Commitment to teamwork and working in a professional manner; and
    • Commitment to our mission and strong ethical integrity.

    The roles will be based in Nairobi, Kenya, with potential travel within other towns in Kenya and/or East Africa.

    Method of Application

    If your career aspirations match this opportunity, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@africalegalnetwork.com referencing this position LA/LIT/21 by 4:00pm (GMT) on Thursday, 4th March 2021.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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