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Job Description

Our Client is a well-established law firm in Kenya and they are looking for a self-motivated Legal Assistant to ensure smooth running of the office and effective case management. You will provide a broad spectrum of legal services under the supervision of an attorney.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to lawyer and enhance office effectiveness
  • Handle communication with clients, witnesses etc.
  • Administratively support and attend trials
  • Prepare case briefs and summarize depositions, interrogatories and testimony
  • Conduct investigations and statistical/documentary research
  • Locate and develop case relevant information
  • Type up and file basic legal documents and correspondence
  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Monitor deadlines and juggle calendars.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven working experience as Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary
  • Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court system
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in English
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Excellent secretarial and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
  • Legal Assistant certification or diploma

How to apply

Applicants can send their CV and state the position applied for in their subject of the email to us before 20th April 2021. Kindly do not apply if you do not meet minimum requirements.

 

Job Details

Level : Senior level
Industry : Legal Services
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 3 Years
Applications : 13
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : R4kenya
Posted By R4kenya / 22 Mar 2021

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