SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER (CONTRACTS & CONVEYANCING)

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Company:Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)
Category:Legal
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned
Location:Mombasa

Job details

Tasks and Responsibilities

• Exercising financial budgetary controls within the limit of authorized expenditure such as travelling expenses etc.

• Monitoring legal notices in the Kenya Gazette, legislation and sales of properties advertised by third parties to ensure that the Authority’s real property interests are safeguarded.

• Preparing legal documents, their execution and final disposal by leasing commercial contracts or conveyancing

• Advising on documents concerning land or conveyancing. Identifying change in land laws business activities and business trends e.g. leases and introduction of exclusive clauses, and therefore advising the User Division and relevant management and Board committees

• Undertaking any other specialized duties assigned by any other officer above him such as General Manager - Board & Legal Services and The Head of Contracts & Conveyancing

• Undertaking legal research on the laws relating to land and conveyancing and keeping abreast with the developments of these laws

• Dealing with a wide range of contracts on legal matters within the Authority external liaison with court official, third parties and legal representatives

• Responsible for having issues arising from land and contracts disputes. Supports the arbitration process and supports the legal office

Skills & Attributes:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime or Commercial Law or any other relevant field from a recognized institution

• Diploma in Legal Education

• Valid practicing certificate from the Law Society of Kenya (LSK)

• Advocate of the High Court

• Member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK)

• Senior Management Courses

• Good ICT skills

• Sound knowledge in Port Operations

• Demonstrated high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organisation and management of legal affairs

Experience

• 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a reputable organization with at least 3 years’ experience at lower management level

For more information, visit; https://www.kpa.co.ke/Careers/Pages/Vacancies.aspx

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