Monday, 8 June 2015

Senior Associate Advocate – Team Leader

Senior Associate Advocate – Team Leader

Our client, a leading law firm is looking for an experienced ‘senior associate advocate’ working as a team leader guiding a group of five lawyers.

Ideal candidates would have a solid base of more senior experience in litigation and the insurance sector and be able to supervise, manage and co-ordinate the allocated team of advocates and legal assistants to ensure that the highest quality of service is given to the law firm and the client.

Responsibilities
  • Manage the allocated legal files and ensure that the monthly settlement targets for the team are achieved and prepare files for hearing.
  • Conduct a thorough and detailed analysis of claim documents and come up with a proper management system and strategies.
  • Manage and coordinate the court attendances and diaries of the advocates.
  • Ensure and maintain the highest standard of service for the team.
  • Litigation and management of critical files.
  • Preparation of monthly performance reports and other routine reports for their team.
 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university
  • Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • 5 years post admission experience in litigation, 2 of which must be in a managerial -- supervisory position
  • Familiar with local statutes including the Insurance Act and the Motor Vehicle Third Party Risks Act
  • Excellent litigation and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in use of computer applications
  • Have integrity, strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills.
Contact Us

Please send us a cover letter telling us “why you think you are the person for the job” and your resume, current salary and references in a 3 page Word format to Stella   smuthoni@acatalyst.co.ke.  Deadline:  Tuesday 16 June 2015.

All e mails will be responded to almost immediately.   

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