Careers Centre
 

Muriithi & Ndonye Advocates  : Vacancies

Muriithi & Ndonye Advocates  based in Upper Hill, Nairobi, invites applications from Advocates for the following positions:-

  1. Two positions in our Commercial, Legal research and Consultancy department.  The Advocates should have a minimum of 2 years post admission experience in various areas of law with particular and proven bias for Commercial law and/or legal research.
  2. One position in our Litigation department.  The Advocate should have a minimum of 2 years post admission experience in various areas of litigation and be prepared to attend courts in all stations within the country.

The applicants must possess the following additional attributes:-

  • An LLB degree from a recognized university,
  • Be computer literate,
  • Have a valid Practicing Certificate and is in good standing with the Law Society of Kenya,.
  • Have good oratory and presentation skills,
  • Be self-driven person with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Send your application enclosing your CV and Testimonials to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or to our offices on Kiambere Road, Upper Hill or at the dropping zone at Revlon Plaza number 227, by 15th September, 2014.

                                                                                                                                    

Human Resources Manager with Legal Training in Employment Law

Newport Africa (Kenya) Limited wishes to recruit a Human Resources Manager with legal training and a firm understanding of Kenyan labour legislation.

Newport Africa provides risk management and security services to oil and gas exploration companies, corporates, non-governmental organisations and diplomatic missions in Kenya and the surrounding region including Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Rwanda. See www.newportafrica.com

Newport Africa operates in much the same way as do professional services firms and its personnel are a mixture of employees and consultants including nationals and expatriates in both categories.

Newport Africa’s contracts are both short and long term and require labour force flexibility. The Human Resources Manager will ensure that employees and consultants have contracts which conform to Kenyan and other countries’ labour laws.

Newport Africa’s people are its key resource and the Human Resources Manager will ensure that this resource is managed efficiently and economically. As Newport Africa expands its activities in Kenya and elsewhere in the region the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop with the company.

Qualifications and key competencies required are:

  • Experience in Kenya Labour Law
  •  A tertiary qualification with Law as a subject
  • Eligibility to be accredited to the “Human Resource Management Professionals Act”
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to provide solutions rather than provide process orientated advice
  • The ability to be proactive and hard working
  • The Employment Package offered will be competitive.

Interested applicants should send their CVs and/or questions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the reference HR Manager in the subject line.

Newport Africa (Kenya) Limited
P.O. Box 24308, 00502
Nairobi, Kenya
www.newportafrica.com  

Vacancy for Commercial Conveyancing Advocate

A well established and busy medium sized law firm in Mombasa requires the services of a Commercial and Conveyancing Advocate who must meet the following qualifications:-

  • A good academic record with a minimum upper 2nd class honours LLB degree from a recognized university;
  • Holds a current Practising Certificate and is in good standing with the Law Society of Kenya;
  • At least three years’ post-qualification experience in a reputable city law firm;
  • Has dealt with a variety of corporate and conveyancing transactions including preparation of bank securities, real estate development projects, commercial transactions and corporate contracts. Exposure to energy, mining and infrastructural contracts would be an added advantage;
  • Computer literate;
  • A highly motivated performer with a results oriented approach, capable of working well under pressure with minimum supervision;
  • Be of high integrity;
  • An adept drafter capable of preparing, negotiating and advising on corporate and property documentation;
  • Good and effective communication, presentation and analytical skills;
  • A team player, with demonstrated organizational and inter-personal skills.

A competitive remuneration package, excellent career development and partnership opportunities will be available to the successful candidate. Interested candidates should submit applications via email (which must include detailed CVs, copies of Degree and other qualifications, and names and contacts of three referees) to:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

LSK: Program Officer (Continuing Professional Development)

Qualifications and Skills

  • LL.B degree and a current practising certificate;
  • A minimum of  3 years working experience post-admission to the Roll of Advocates;
  • Ability to identify programmatic activities and collaborate with others to achieve results;
  • Dynamic, self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • knowledge of current and emerging legal and professional development issues;
  • Experience in planning, administration and monitoring of programs;
  • Excellent knowledge of the legal and judicial systems;
  • Excellent understanding of the objectives and organization of the Law Society;
  • High degree of professional ethics and personal integrity;
  • Excellent analytical writing, oral presentation, organizational, and computer skills. 

Description of the main tasks:

  • Manage, coordinate and implement the Continuing Professional Development Programme, activities and events;
  • Coordinate the Continuing Professional Development Committee;
  • Identify, Conceptualise and Initiate programmatic activities in accordance with LSK’s mandate, objectives and the Strategic Plan ;
  • Prepare Project fundraising proposals;
  • Prepare and produce timely programme reports;
  • Contribute in the implementation of the LSK’s strategic plan; 

If you meet the requirements of the position, submit application with, copies of certificates, testimonials and CV outlining qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, names and addresses of three referees to reach us by Tuesday 30th September 2014.

The application clearly indicating the position applied for on both the letter and envelop is to be addressed to: 

Secretary/CEO
Law Society of Kenya
Lavington, Opp. Valley Arcade
Gitanga Road
P.O. BOX 72219-00200
NAIROBI

 

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