5 Nov 2019

Legal Assistant at KCA University

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KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices.

The job holder will assist the Legal Counsel to discharge the mandate of the legal department.


  • Drafting, review of contracts, MoUs, leases and other University Agreements.
  • General legal research on topical issues
  • Preparation of legal opinions and legal reports for management as may be required.
  • Preparation of draft policy papers and instruments which have legal implications for consideration by relevant authorities.
  • Preparation of Quarterly Legal Brief on relevant topics for Legal Newsletter.
  • Gathering and compiling evidence for effective defence of the University.
  • Support the relevant University Offices in ensuring compliance with guidelines from the Commission for University Education (CUE), Universities Act, 2012 and other statutes and regulations.
  • Maintain an efficient record management system for the department.
  • Timely preparation of internal correspondence as provided in Legal Department Charter.
  • Provide administrative support for the International/ Global Linkages docket.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • Advocate of at least 1-year post admission experience
  • Computer Literate
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Ability to apply legal expertise to analyse a diverse range of legal issues in the higher education sector and in developing innovative and creative solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Ability to prepare complex legal documents.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV and three references via email to [email protected] by 10th November 2019

KCAU staff are encouraged to apply

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Director, Human Resources, KCA University, P.0. Box 56808-00200, Nairobi, Kenya

Website: www.kca.ac.ke

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