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  • Posted on: 12 February, 2019 Deadline: 15 February, 2019
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  • Our client, a leading law firm in Mombasa is looking to recruit for an Associate Advocate in the Commercial and Property Department.

    Finance Associate Advocate

     

    Responsibilities

    • Giving personalized Legal services to a wide range of Corporate and Individual clientele in Banking, Finance and Real Estate.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in Law from a recognized University.
    • Professional qualification – Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
    • 2 years’ post admission experience
    • A member of the Law Society of Kenya with a Current Practicing certificate

    Job Specification

    • Undertaking client’s instructions by drawing relevant contracts and other various necessary legal documentation.
    • Undertaking client’s instructions by drawing relevant security documents as required by the lender.
    • Conducting due diligence at the relevant registries and company’s registry on behalf of clients interested in various projects.
    • Giving Clients sound legal opinions including unsolicited opinions in regard to matters under my care.
    • Organizing and arranging appropriate meetings with clients for the purpose of taking instructions.
    • Attending to clients for purposes of execution of the appropriate documents.
    • Providing company secretarial services to clients as required on the specific matters.
    • Liaising with other professionals and law firms in order to actualize clients’ instructions.
    • Ensuring all documents, correspondences and emails are properly filed in the server always and consistently updated in line with the firm’s policy
    • Advising and updating the Clients on all material developments in their matter on a regular basis.
    • Ensuring that all files under your care are neatly arranged and records promptly updated including emails and call logs; and
    • Attending to all status review meetings with the Supervisor at the Departmental level as scheduled and well prepared.
    • Timely attendance to Clients as follows:
      • Attending to clients in the office promptly and well prepared
      • Responding to emails within 12 hours of receipt;
      • Responding to letters within 24 hours of receipt of instructions from the Supervisor; and responding to telephone messages within 2 hours of receipt of message.
    • Advising and circulating newsletters or e-alerts to Clients in respect of any new developments.
    • Advising and updating Clients in respect of any new developments in law or practice
    • Attending to Client meetings in time and well prepared.
    • Preparing periodic reports to Clients in line with the Client’s reporting calendar and ensuring that clients have received the same and scheduled meetings with the relevant partners.
    • Seeking periodic feedback from clients on whether they are satisfied with our services and discussing with the Partner areas of improvement.
    • Facilitating client trainings on new developments in law practice relevant to their areas of interests.
    • Billing/raising of fee notes by having a weekly updated statement of all outstanding fees and DRNs broken down on a client to client basis and with an aging analysis.
    • Collecting fees by preparing weekly/ monthly collection target list for follow up by Accounts Assistant.
    • Reviewing monthly billings and collections and ensuring that the set monthly targets are achieved.
    • Ensuring cost management on file to file basis in line with the Departmental targets.
    • Supervise and guide the pupils in the Company & Property Department.
    • Supervise and guide the legal assistants in the Company & Property Department.
    • Ensuring compliance with the set internal processes by the Pupils/Students under your supervision.
    • Conducting detailed research for review by the Advocate.
    • Attending and facilitating trainings with an objective of obtaining knowledge as per the training calendar.
    • Proper planning and time management.

    Competencies

    • Good Negotiation skills.
    • High level of integrity, transparency and accountability.
    • Good Drafting skills essential.
    • Basic financial and general management knowledge.
    • A good grasp of the socio-economic environment.
    • Knowledge on emerging trends in Social, Economic and Political fields.
    • Presentable and professional at all times in appropriate dress code;
    • Good communication, problem-solving interpersonal and time management skills
    • Organization and supervision skills;

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    Recoveries Associate Advocate

     

    Role Summary

    • Giving personalized Legal services to a wide range of Corporate and Individual clientele.

    Qualifications/Requirements

    • Degree in Law from a recognized University.
    • Professional qualification – Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of
    • 2 years’ post admission experience
    • A member of the Law Society of Kenya with a Current Practicing certificate

    Responsibilities

    • Preparing and drawing all pleadings within the designated docket;
    • Conducting timely pre-trial preparations, authorities and witnesses;
    • Attending to Court punctually for hearing, Mentions, Rulings and Judgments and in line with the supervisor’s instructions;
    • Attending Courts, Tribunals, meetings with punctuality and readiness;
    • Prompt client update on the outcome of the Courts;
    • Ensuring all documents, correspondences and emails are properly filed in the server always and consistently updated in line with the firm’s policy;
    • Ensuring that all files under your care are neatly arranged and records promptly updated including emails and call logs; and
    • Attending to all status review meetings with the Supervisor at the Departmental level as scheduled and well prepared.
    • Timely attendance to Clients as follows:
      • Attending to clients in the office promptly and well prepared
      • Responding to emails within 12 hours of receipt;
      • Responding to letters within 24 hours of receipt of instructions from the Supervisor; and responding to telephone messages within 2 hours of receipt of message.
    • Advising and circulating newsletters or e-alerts to Clients in respect of any new developments.
    • Advising and updating the Clients on all material developments in their matter on a regular basis.
    • Advising and updating Clients in respect of any new developments in law or practice relevant to their areas of interests.
    • Giving Clients sound legal opinions including unsolicited opinions in regard to matters under my care.
    • Attending to Client meetings in time and well prepared.
    • Preparing periodic reports to Clients in line with the Client’s reporting calendar and ensuring that clients have received the same and scheduled meetings with the relevant partners.
    • Attending periodic meetings with clients to boost business relationships.
    • Seeking periodic feedback from clients on whether they are satisfied with our services and discussing with the Partner areas of improvement.
    • Facilitating client trainings on new developments in law practice relevant to their areas of interests.
    • Billing/raising of fee notes by having a weekly updated statement of all outstanding fees and DRNs broken down on a client to client basis and with an aging analysis.
    • Collecting fees by preparing weekly/ monthly collection target list for follow up by Accounts Assistant.
    • Reviewing monthly billings and collections and ensuring that the set monthly targets are achieved.
    • Ensuring cost management on file to file basis in line with the Departmental targets.
    • Supervise and guide the pupils in the Dispute Resolution and Recoveries Department.
    • Supervise and guide the legal assistants in the Dispute Resolution and Recoveries Department.
    • Ensuring compliance with the set internal processes by the Pupils/Students under Stratostaff East Africa Ltd
    • Conducting detailed research for review by the Advocate.
    • Attending and facilitating trainings with an objective of obtaining knowledge as per the training calendar.
    • Proper planning and time management.

    Competencies

    • Good Negotiation skills.
    • High level of integrity, transparency and accountability.
    • Good Drafting skills essential.
    • Basic financial and general management knowledge.
    • A good grasp of the socio-economic environment.
    • Punctuality in all meetings, internal and external and in attending court/tribunals.
    • Knowledge on emerging trends in Social, Economic and Political fields.
    • Presentable and professional at all times in appropriate dress code;
    • Good communication, problem-solving interpersonal and time management skills;
    • Organization and supervision skills

    Method of Application

    If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to vacancies@stratostaff.co.ke by 15th February 2019. Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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