1 Aug 2020

Assistant Legal Officer (Litigation & Compliance) at Kenya Pipeline Company

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Responsibilities

  • Prepare statements of evidence by witnesses and briefing papers for use by lawyers in case Kenya Pipeline Company is taken to court.
  • Assist the staff by providing information on legal processes that affect KPC.
  • Establish and maintain contractual agreements with externally appointed professional legal firms to provide legal services in case of civil or criminal litigation involving Kenya Pipeline Company
  • Brief witnesses and take notes of evidence
  • Gather evidence in cases involving Kenya Pipeline Company to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings in order to formulate legal defense or to initiate legal action
  • Conduct legal research, develop concept papers, prepare legal briefs and opinions as well as develop effective defense strategies, arguments and testimony in preparation for legal proceedings
  • Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations; handle disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognised University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Proficiency in computer applications

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Comprehensive understanding of litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution processes as well as commercial law including legal and regulatory framework governing the regulation of the Energy sector
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in providing high quality customer service
  • Proficiency in computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, data base, presentation, email, internet etc.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving legal trends through continuing legal education


      Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 11 August, 2020






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