Legal Assistant Job in Kenya

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Legal Assistant Job in Kenya

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1171

Reporting to the Legal Officer, in Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary Division, the Legal Assistant, will be responsible for handling court processes and records management on legal matters concerning the Company.

Responsibilities

The key tasks & duties for the position are;

  • Receiving and undertaking service of court process
  • Opening court files, maintaining records, printing, photocopying and scanning documents, closing files recommended for closure
  • Filing Company pleadings at the respective court registries
  • Fixing court dates and updating the court and bring-up
  • Undertaking safe custody and retrieval of court files
  • Handling correspondence, acknowledgement of receipt of service of the court process on behalf of the Company
  • Conducting official searches at the lands registry, Companies registry, motor vehicles registry and government printers and attending court registries to peruse court files

  • Registering and collecting legal documents at the relevant registries
  • Preparing and dispatching notices, hearings, mentions and drafting decrees and orders for filing and
  • Updating legal statutes as required
  • Establish and maintain the Company’s filing system to support the company’s record keeping needs and keep the filing system up to date at all times
  • Undertaking research when called upon

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Law from a recognized Institution.
  • Possess a current Court Process Server Certificate
  • Three (3) years’ work experience in a busy and reputable law firm
  • Diploma in Information Technology or Records Management will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in computer applications

How to Apply

Interested  persons  should  submit  their  applications  online  through  visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke. Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials. Please note that we may use this information to conduct background verification during the recruitment process. Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, email addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees to be received not later than Tuesday, 31st January 2023.

Only candidates offered employment shall present the following clearance     certificates;

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

 An attractive remuneration package and benefits awaits successful candidates. Appointment to the positions will be on contractual terms for a period of 3 years’ renewable subject to one’s performance and business requirements.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kenya Power does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process

(application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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