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Our client a leading multinational urgently seeking to recruit legal personnel for the following positions.



Lands Clerk
 
Duties & Responsibilities
·                     Keeping an updated register of all properties owned & leased by VEK
·                     Obtaining Annual Land Rates demands for all properties owned and leased  by VEK from various registries around the country
·                     Obtaining annual Search Certificates  for each property leased and owned by VEK
·                     Payment of all annual land rates for all properties
·                     Obtaining Annual Clearance Certificates for each property
·                     Proper and updated storage and filing of receipts and clearance certificates for each property.
·                     Obtaining demands from all Local Authorities
·                     Paying the rates
·                     Obtaining Annual Clearance Certificates for all properties
·                     Keeping and updated record of all Titles and their Expiry Dates
·                     Reporting to HOL on any Title OR AND  Lease with 5 years to expiry and below
·                     In collaboration with Legal Administrator, confirming that we have title to each property
·                     Investigating ,Confirming and reporting on  status of each title at the Lands Registry annually
·                     In collaboration with Network Manager, monitoring all leases- term & expiry
·                     Annual Leases status verification.
·                     Reading Kenya Gazette and Newspapers and reporting to the HOL on any matter touching on any Lease or Title
·                     Reading all Notices by National Lands Commission, Government Compulsory Acquisitions
·                     Follow up in collaboration with external counsel on all approvals at lands/city/ county/local authorities for subdivisions, amalgamation, change of use etc
·                     Stamping and registration of all land related documents such as Agreements, Licenses generated from within
·                     Generating a Monthly Report on all the above activities to the HOL for distribution to MD.
Minimum Qualifications
·                     Diploma in Law
·                     At least 5 years that deals in convincing and land matters for
·                     MS Office suite Competent
·                     Driving License
Legal Intern

Duties & Responsibilities
·                      Ensuring that the company’s interests are protected in contracting by reviewing contracts.
·                     Ensuring that the contracts/agreements are acceptable and not entirely one sided by negotiating clauses.
·                     Checking and ensuring that important clauses in all contracts have been included
·                     Preparing addendums amending, correcting or extending validity of contracts.
·                     Attendance of contract negotiation meetings.
·                     Ensuring that they are within negotiated terms, the law, that due diligence has been conducted etc.
·                     Assistance in arranging   board meetings and annual general meetings.
·                     Assistance in preparation of agenda and time table for board and annual general meetings.
·                     Assistance in the Preparation of board papers.
·                     Supervising the Filing of accounts and annual returns at the registry.
·                     Supervision of other filings in the Company Registry
·                     Actual generation and drafting of clauses in agreements in line with the needs and requirements of the company.
·                     Commenting on contracts in tender documents and suggesting changes.
·                     Keeping a diary of all cases that are in court and when they are coming up for hearing.
·                     Collection of supportive evidence for litigation and dispatch to lawyers.
·                     Ensuring that all documentary and other evidence is well preserved and stored, all files are in place and well updated and coordinating the entire litigation process.
·                     Preparation of witnesses for hearing- pre trial briefing with the lawyers.
·                     Accompanying of witnesses to court.
·                     Arranging and attending strategy meetings with the lawyers on how to proceed.
·                     Follow up with lawyers on the progress of court matters and pushing them to take certain actions.
·                     Ensuring that the interests of the company are in place  and current through leases, licences etc
·                     Monitoring payment of rates through the external lawyers, notifying the relevant offices within the company for payment.
·                     Ensuring that the company’s interests are properly secured for example by registering mortgages and charges over properties where advance payments are paid such as advance rents for leased properties.
·                     In disposal of properties, advise to the company on the process, legal requirements and documentation.
·                     Legal research, analysis and preparation of legal opinions on matters arising.
·                     Assessment of Bank Guarantees for compliance.
·                     Arranging and calling the administration committee meetings
·                     Taking minutes  in administration committee meeting and distributing the same
·                     Liaising with the administrators in the arrangement of the AGM
Minimum Qualifications
·                     Law Degree- From a reputable university
·                     Completed pupilage at a Law Firm
·                     Recently admitted to the Bar as an Advocate of The High Court of Kenya
·                     Diploma Kenya School of Law


Qualified candidate to send in their CVs to info@frankmconsult.com CC frankmconsult@yahoo.com on or before 5.00PM of Tuesday 30th December 2014.

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