The Legal Officer shall be tasked with the following duties/ responsibilities:
• Providing concise legal support, advice and opinion(s) relating to the conduct of the business and support units of the Bank based on sound legal principles;
• Reviewing, drafting and providing legal advice on the adequacy of the legal documents for the Bank in relation to third party contracts;
• Providing instructions for various litigation matters affecting the Group and ensure the best strategy is employed by external service providers in handling the litigation;
• Protecting the overall Bank’s interests vis a vis the emerging and prevailing laws and regulations of Kenya and minimising legal risk to the Bank.
Academic: A Bachelor’s Degree Law (LLB) Post Graduate Diploma in Law
Professional: Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of at least 2 years post admission
Desired work experience: At least 4 years’ experience in a legal department of a busy organization, banking operations, with sound exposure to credit or lending and debt recovery.