Job title: Conveyancing & Commercial Lawyer

Reports to: Director

Client: Mid-Sized Law Firm

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Our client is a mid-sized law firm in Nairobi seeking to hire a well-qualified and highly motivated individual to fill the position of a Conveyancing & Commercial Lawyer.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Carrying out the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts and ensuring they are duly executed
  • Conduct due diligence on conveyancing transactions, prepare agreements for sale, completion documents (where necessary) and ensure proper registration of documents
  • Draft legal opinions and maintain the database
  • Conduct legal research on various areas of law as may be assigned by the HOD
  • Oversee filing and maintenance of intellectual property applications and registrations;
  • Assist with due diligence and other intellectual property issues related to contracts, agreements and other transactional matters
  • Effect the legal formation of entities including organizational documents and take further action as required by law
  • Provide legal advice on commercial and corporate transactions; and
  • Ability to prepare security documents and ensure they are properly executed and properly registered

Qualifications:

  • Advocate of the High of Kenya with a current Practicing Certificate
  • 5 years post admission experience in a busy commercial law firm/department with particular emphasis on Banking & Finance, Real Estate, IP, Commercial corporate, conveyancing
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with clients & manage client expectations
  • High quality research skills and drafting of relevant documents
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of legal document filing procedures in the relevant registries
  • Ability to work in a team

How to Apply

Qualified & Interested candidates should send their application along with detailed CV indicating their daytime contact details to jobs@gaprecruitment.co.ke by Thursday 15th July 2021.

The subject of the email should be Conveyancing & Commercial Lawyer.