Legal Jobs: Dispute Resolution Associate, Bowmans Nairobi (Coulson Harney LLP)

Legal Jobs: Dispute Resolution Associate, Bowmans Nairobi (Coulson Harney LLP)

Experience and Qualifications

  • LLB degree with no less than an upper 2nd class honours.
  • Hold a current Practicing Certificate.
  • Have at least three to four years' post admission commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience in a top tier or medium-sized law firm.
  • Have strong advocacy skills and experience appearing and conducting court matters before the superior courts as well as the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
  • Have strong negotiation skills.
  • Have demonstrated experience in handling complex commercial disputes for corporate and multinational clients.
  • Have demonstrated experience in providing advisory and strategic advice to corporate clients and multinationals.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a large and dynamic team.
  • Have good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents including pleadings, notices, affidavits, and correspondence;
  • Furnishing legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising in commercial litigation;
  • Consultations with clients and counsel;
  • Reviewing new legislation;
  • Attending court at the High Court;
  • Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters;
  • Ability to have full conduct of court matters, including file management, bring up system and electronic time-keeping.

Personal Attributes:

  • Takes initiative
  • Perseverance
  • Results driven
  • Solutions focused
  • Team player
  • Ethical
  • Client Focus
  • High Work Standards
  • Planning and organizing

Computer Literacy

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint an advantage

"Bowmans is an equal opportunity employer"

Closing date for Applications is Monday 1 March 2021.

Please include a copy of your CV with your application for it to be considered.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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