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Conveyancing Advocate Job in Kenya


Conveyancing Advocate

Our client was founded in 1992. It has solidified its stature in the legal fraternity over the years. 

This has been made possible by its unwavering commitment to its vision driven by its team of young, dynamic and competent professionals.

Job Description:

Client Advice


Offers advice to clients on the legal processes involved in purchasing and selling property. 


To calculate any relevant taxes that may apply, the costs of drafting and finalizing legal documents and explain any complex legal terminology before signatures are made. 

Works to protect the interest of his clients and ensures they are protected against fraud and money laundering activities.

Local Research

Conducts research to identify legal ownership of properties by assessing government land registry documents or title deeds if the land is not registered to anyone. 

Visits local authority planning offices to check for any plans, such as the building of new roads or shopping area that may affect property value in the future.

Contracts

Speaks to mortgage lenders, estate agents, solicitors and clients on a daily basis; acquiring key information to include on property contracts. 

Prepares property lease agreements and ensure contracts are signed on the scheduled date of transfer.

Financial Duties

Responsible for calculating tax rates and legal expenses for each transaction. 

Prepares mortgage deed payments, receives mortgage funds and keeps record of client payments.

Property Assessment

Works with property surveyors to assess whether buildings are vulnerable to various Acts of God.

Identifies legal liability for any future frailty in building structures.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess:
  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Certificate of Admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Good communication, presentation, research and analysis skills
  • At least two (2) years post admission work Conveyancing experience in a busy law firm;
  • Proven experience in commercial and Conveyancing laws, documentation and procedures;
  • Should be dynamic, self-motivated and aggressive;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Able to demonstrate excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability to handle pressure and work with minimum or no supervision;
  • Must be computer literate.
To apply for this position send your cover letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com with ‘conveyancing advocate’ on the subject line by 7th February 2013.  

Do NOT attach certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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