Skills Global Senior Legal Job

Senior Legal Job, Current Legal Jobs In Kenya,

  • The Officer is expected to provide legal advice to the business on trading matters, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • This includes matters involving our clients, service providers, business partners, and consultants, all aimed at safeguarding the organization’s interests and mitigating legal risks.
  • This role guides functional Heads to ensure adherence to the legal framework and oversees legal issues managed by a panel of lawyers

Key Responsibilities

Functional Legal Services

  • Develop and implement the legal framework (guidelines) for the business.
  • Provide legal advice and support on all our products and services to mitigate risks and handle litigations.
  • Champion business ethics, compliance, and governance to safeguard the integrity of the business.
  • Actively coordinate and provide seamless support for legal matters handled by our legal panel.
  • Lead and inspire Legal Officers to deliver credible support services and ensure the prompt execution of legal matters.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry developments and best legal practices.
  • Conduct market research to identify new trends in legal practice

Management Advisory:

  • Support and prioritize managers’ requests while understanding business activities to plan the necessary legal support.
  • Ensure an effective approach to providing advice, support, and case management for all legal services required by the organization, including updates on legal matters and corrections.
  • Proactively manage budgets and contracts related to legal services.
  • Represent the business in court, tribunals, inquiries, etc., as needed.
  • Draft or review commercial contracts to protect the organization’s interests within the boundaries of the law.
  • Manage the legal process for litigation, arbitration, and recovery matters, and supervise the work of external counsel to safeguard the organization’s interests.

Internal Relations and Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide or coordinate advice and guidance on legal matters.
  • Develop and coach the internal legal team to achieve the best results and value for the business.
  • Supervise the performance of Legal Officers on assigned tasks for completion within agreed timelines and to achieve the best possible results.
  • Work closely with other departments such as Collections, Branch Operations, Finance, etc., to ensure that legal issues are promptly and appropriately addressed.
  • Participate in and support the improvement of our products and services.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution, with a postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practising certificate.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of post-admission experience in a busy law firm or a public/commercial entity.
  • Ability to provide independent advice (both orally and in writing) to senior-level management on highly technical matters.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, documentation, and presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and negotiate at different levels.
  • Good planning and organizational skills, along with excellent communication skills necessary for interacting and negotiating with parties.
  • High degree of integrity, dependability, and confidentiality, as well as the ability to work under pressure.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit a detailed curriculum vitae and details of their current remuneration package by 23nd October 2023 to: