2 Sep 2021

Legal Officer (Kenya) at SportyBet

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Job Description

Officer – Legal

Location:   Nairobi, Kenya

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Full time

Salary: Very attractive

Job Summary

Legal Officer is charged with the responsibility of monitoring all legal affairs within the company. He / She handles both internal and external legal concerns, and ensures that the company remains in compliance with all laws and regulations.

Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Review and draft contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements.
  • Negotiate, Draft and execute agreements and contracts on behalf of the company.
  • Advice on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals.
  • Collaborate with external solicitors to obtain various permits for expatriates.
  • Collaborate with Ops Team to resolve and respond to petitions from customers through the Gaming Commission and/or any other regulatory body.
  • Collaborate with external solicitors to defend organization’s rights in contract settlements, negotiations and litigation.
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Represent the company at Industry Stakeholders meetings and meetings of any other nature.
  • Ensure company’s compliance with all relevant laws, regulations or policies.
  • Render proper returns and give adequate notification to the Commission as required.
  • Maintain cordial relationship between the company and its customers
  • Maintain cordial relationship between the company and the Gaming Commission or any other regulatory body.
  • Prepare the necessary documents for renewal of licenses.
  • Liaise with other Legal Officers within the SportyBet Group spread across various countries and where required provide necessary assistance in the discharge of duties.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the management
  • Working location – Any Locations as assigned by the management or supervisor


  • Minimum of Bachelor of laws (L.L.B)
  • Proven 5+ years cognate experience as Legal officer
  • Highly result-oriented, influencing and leadership skills.
  • Able to deliver as per set deadlines.

Important Notice: Due to numerous applications we receive, we shall not be able to write personally to applicants who are not shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks from the closing date you should presume that on this occasion your application has unsuccessful.

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Closing Date : 25th Sept. 2021


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