Litigation Associate. , KTK Advocates

 

Litigation Associate. , KTK Advocates

We are looking for a qualified Advocate to join our Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team as a Litigation Associate.

Experience and Qualifications
LLB degree.
Hold a current Practicing Certificate.
Have at least 6 years post admission commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience in a top tier or medium-sized law firm.

Have strong advocacy skills and experience appearing and conducting court matters before the superior courts as well as the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
Have strong negotiation skills.
Have demonstrated experience in handling complex commercial disputes.
Have demonstrated experience in providing advisory and strategic advice to corporate clients.
Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a dynamic team.
Have good communication, presentation, research and analytical skills.

Job Description
Drafting and reviewing of litigation documents including pleadings, notices, affidavits, and correspondence.
Furnishing legal opinions and advice on any areas of the law arising in commercial litigation.
Consultations with clients and counsel.
Reviewing legislation.
Attending court.
Conducting negotiations with a view to settling potentially litigious matters.

Ability to have full conduct of court matters, including file management, bring up system and billing.

Personal Attributes
Takes initiative
Perseverance
Results-driven
Solutions focused
Ethical
Client Focused
High Work Standards
Planning and organizing
Computer Literacy
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint is an added advantage

KTK Advocates is an equal opportunity employer.
The closing date for applications is 20th May 2021.
Interested Applicants: kindly email an application letter accompanied by your CV to the attention of Ms. Wanja Gitau at mail@ktk.co.ke for it to be considered.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

 

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