Company Advocate/Pa To Md

Company Advocate/Pa To Md

Brites Management Services Limited

Company Advocate/Pa To Md

Details of the offer

A manufacturing set up is looking to hire a company advocate who will also act as the Personal Assistant to the MD. We are looking for a high performing Advocate of five years post-admission experience. The successful candidate should be solution-oriented, technically competent as well as be able to work without significant supervision and have developed a particular strength and reputation in their work area.
Key Competencies:
LLB Degree from a recognized University

Must be an Advocate of the High court of Kenya

3-5 years’ experience as a company advocate with PA duties

Should have analytical skills and with a good judgment

Should have sound drafting skills with exceptional accuracy

Should be up-to-date in knowledge on relevant company laws

Should have strong communication and interpersonal skills both verbal and written

Should have the ability to develop and maintain strong client and staff relationship


Advocate Duties
Read, edit, draft and interpret all company documents, letters, and contracts

Attending Courts cases for the company

Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters in the best interest

To effectively monitor the on-going litigation cases in the firm including adherence to the internal processes

Working with as a trusted legal advisor while advising and promptly updating directors on their cases and the developments of the law

Developing lasting client relationships and actively building on experiences that support the company

Preparations of quality legal pleadings in line with client’s instructions and within the set timelines as well as observing and managing the processes

Offering legally sound advice to Corporate bodies and individual clients in regard to various transactions or cases handled by the Firm

Advising the company competently and confidently on the technical aspects of a wide range of matters particularly in corporate and commercial disputes

Research on diverse range of assigned issues, documents and case history to ensure accuracy of advice and procedures;

PA support to the Managing Director.

Manage and maintain the MD’s operational tasks

Read, interpret and sometimes sign contracts on behalf of MD

Ensure busy diary commitments, papers and travel arrangements are managed effectively

Conduct weekly meetings with the MD to discuss upcoming engagements, invitations and other requests

Schedule on behalf of the MD meetings between him and his direct reports and the committees and groups to which he is a member.

Coordinate MD’s meetings and attend on his behalf to discuss matters affecting the company

Update on emails and keep his appointments for reminder

Filter general information, queries, phone calls and invitations to the MD by redirecting or taking forward such contact as appropriate.

Ensure the MD is fully briefed on, or prepared for, any engagements he is involved in. Keep and maintain an accurate record of papers and electronic correspondence on behalf of the MD.

Prepare correspondence on behalf of the MD, including the drafting of general replies.

Minute general meetings as required and complete research on behalf of the MD

Filing – including legal activities, keep and retrieve files, be custody to confidential documents

Ensure guests meeting with the MD are well taken care of and meet guests in his absence

Provide a service that is in line with the MD’s work habits and preferences.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 3 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Source: Fuzu


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