Sheer Logic Legal Officer Job

Our client is a leader in the Chemical and gas Industry and seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Legal Officer.

The overall purpose of the role:

  1. Head the legal and compliance department
  2. Address all legal, compliance, and governance matters including legal implications to commercial transactions that affect the company’s internal and external stakeholders, regulators and industry associations.

Reporting to: Chief Operating Officer

Duties and Responsibilities       

  • Provide legal advice on commercial and corporate legal transactions.
  • Draft, review and negotiate desirable terms for all commercial contracts these include: sales, supplier, and contractors legal transactional documents.
  • Assist with due diligence related to commercial contracts, agreements, and other legal transactional matters.
  • Engage with the industry associations on Company compliance matters and update the COO.
  • Engage regulators on company compliance matters and update the COO.
  • Provide a legal service to all internal stakeholders.
  • Ensure adherence to corporate legal compliance.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant laws and regulations across the business.
  • Manage communication with external legal officers if required and monitor the work being carried out by them.
  • Follow up with company secretarial enquiries that have a legal standing.
  • Attend and represent the company at commercial legal meetings.
  • Treat all information about the Company and its business as confidential.
  • Keeping up to date with changes in the law.
  • Any other duty other duties assigned by management.

 Minimum Qualifications           

  • Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • A valid practising certificate.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a reputable commercial law firm/department
  • Membership with the Law Society of Kenya in good standing.
  • Proficiency in computer skills and good working knowledge of modern information, communication and technology systems.
  • Knowledge of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

How to Apply

Send your updated CV to on or before 22/03/2024.

Kindly indicate the job title in the subject line: LEGAL OFFICER.

(Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.)