Legal Officer

As a Legal Officer, you will be working to provide strategic legal advice to The Board and Management so as to enhance good corporate governance and compliance with set laws and regulations.


  • Supporting the Legal Manager in the provision of legal advice for the company.
  • Maintaining data of all legal matters including cases referred to external advocates.
  • Drafting and verifying all agreements, contracts and leases involving company business and property such as leases, charges.
  • Assisting in the interpretation of legal documents, contracts and or agreements.
  • Assist in drafting, review and implementation of Policies and Guidelines.
  • Assist in legal risk analysis.
  • Develop and manage a master template database for contracts and other precedents.
  • Undertaking research on the legal environment in different countries.
  • Following up on contract approvals.
  • Making follow ups on all matters relating to conveyance and litigation of the organization.
  • Watching for legal trends in the media and other outlets that indicate potential legal problems for the company.
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary legislation, rules and regulations.
  • Reviewing supply agreements, sale and purchase agreements, and partnerships with other entities.
  • Ensuring legal, statutory and contractual compliance for all the company’s transactions.
  • Carrying out legal research as required and registering legal documents with relevant registries.
  • Undertaking due diligence searches on behalf of the company.

Education and Experience

  • Academic Qualifications
    • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution.
      Must possess a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law.
    • At least 3 years’ relevant experience.
    • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
    • Must be abreast with current information in the industry.
  • Professional Qualifications
    • At least 3-4 years of relevant experience working in a corporate and banking industry.
    • Familiar with constitutional documents for corporate and financial institution


  • Leadership
    • Highly effective individuals – Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Strong organizational, planning skills & result oriented.
    • Team player, change agent, agile, personal effectiveness, ability to work under pressure, Innovative and self-driven.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Technical
    • Sound understanding of the regulatory environment with respect to statutory and regulatory authorities.
    • Excellent knowledge of corporate, regulatory and company law, rules and norms.
    • Communication and negotiation skills.
    • High integrity and good ethical behavior.

Qualified Candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to with the subject line clearly indicating the position applied for.