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Assistant Legal Manager, Litigation & Retail Support Job Vacancy


Kenya Commercial Bank, renowned for its diversity and growth in the Region is currently strengthening its support for group operations and business with the aim of maintaining Best Practice whilst also responding to the growing Business needs to support internal and external Customer Service delivery objectives and increase shareholder value. 

To this end the following challenging positions have arisen and candidates with the requisite competencies and qualifications described below are hereby encouraged to apply. 
 

Assistant Legal Manager, Litigation & Retail Support 

Job Ref: CS 01/2013
 
Job Purpose
 
Reporting to the Legal Manager, Litigation & Retail Support, the job’s purpose is to provide support in the management of litigation and provision of legal advice to the branch network and ensure that the interests of the Bank are not prejudiced either before court, in the public domain.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Vet legal fee notes.
  • Manage litigation records and the bring‐up system
  • Maintain and update the database of cases
  • Formulate frequently asked questions
  • Review quarterly reports from external lawyers and recommend appropriate action
  • Carry out research on legal issues
  • Collate documents and any evidence , identify and prepare witnesses in support of Bank cases
  • Diarize hearing notices for pending cases and follow up on outcome thereof
  • Obtain and analyze judgments/rulings Respond to legal queries from other departments/Branches
  • Watching brief in court
The Person
  • Law degree from a reputable learning institution
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing license
  • 3 years post admission experience in litigation
  • A good understanding of arbitration rules and procedures
  • Must have the ability to prioritize work and deliver high quality output within tight deadlines
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Should have excellent organizational skills, analytical and computer skills
The bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the respective job title and ref no. in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.

To be considered your application must be received by 23rd January 2013.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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