National Housing Corporation Legal Officer Job


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Legal Officer Job, Legal Kenya Jobs 2022, 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate findings and developing strategies & arguments in preparation for presentation of Corporations cases;
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions,
  • Select and identify, meeting with and questioning witnesses before and during the course of a trial;
  • Present evidence in defense or prosecution / support of the Corporation’s cases;
  • Prepare and draft legal documents such as; plaints, notice of motions, chamber summons, originating summons, miscellaneous applications, references, petitions, affidavits and such other pleadings;
  • Prepare legal briefs and opinions and filing appeals in appropriate courts;
  • Seek expert opinion from professional colleagues with specialized experience/skills in appropriate areas/field of the legal issue to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings or otherwise;
  • Witness the execution of legal documents;
  • Advise the Corporation on matters of probate and administration of estates of deceased individuals.
  • Carry out training needs assessment, planning, coordinating and facilitating training for staff in litigation;
  • Respond to correspondence on legal matters, on behalf of the Corporation.
  • Helping develop and interpret laws and legislation, and establish enforcement procedures;
  • Review the Corporation’s external advocates’ progress reports on court matters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Law degree from a recognized University
  • Post graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya school of law or any other recognised institution
  • Be admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Six(6) years experience in law practice or as an Advocate or Legal Officer
  • Member of the law society of Kenya or other recognized professional body
  • Note: Successful candidates will be subject to performance contracting.

How to Apply

  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration,
  • Copies as evidence of having met the Chapter Six (6) Constitutional requirements, (including: Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Criminal investigation Department and Credit Reference Bureau),
  • E-mail and telephone contacts of three referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience and quoting the reference number on your application letter.
  • To be considered, your application must be received by 20th April. 2022 addressed to:

THE MANAGING DIRECTOR
P.O. BOX 30257 00100
NAIROBI
Email: [email protected]

IMPORTANT:

  • Application should only be done online by email to the dedicated email address  [email protected]
  • All applicants MUST use the standard application form provided and downloadable on the website.
  • Applicants must meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya and provide proof thereof at the time of interviewing.
  • Closing date is 20th April 2022. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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