Ital Global - Pupil -Law Firm (Nairobi)

About the Company
We are a comprehensive Human Capital Consultancy firm dedicated to helping organizations just like yours with their HR activities and work. We believe in creating productive and fruitful relationships with our clients by adding value to your business to ensure that you get the very best return on your Human Capital spend.

Job Summary
Overview
A medium sized law firm is seeking a highly motivated and talented Legal Pupil to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in commercial law, conveyancing, and litigation. As a Legal Pupil, you will work closely with the advocates, honing your skills and contributing to our commitment to delivering exceptional legal services.

Qualifications and Requirements
Hold an LLB degree from a reputable and qualified institution with no less than an upper second class honor’s. Hold a KCSE Certificate (or equivalent) with a mean B average and a B grade in English. Have interned in a law firm for at least 6 months from the time of joining campus. Computer proficiency.

Competencies and Skills
Legal research and analysis. Drafting legal documents and correspondence. Effective communication and negotiation. Time management and organizational skills. Client relationship management. Problem-solving and critical thinking. Adaptability and willingness to learn. Attention to detail and accuracy. Team collaboration. Ethical and professional conduct.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough legal research to support case preparation and provide accurate and timely information to senior Advocates.
  • Prepare legal documents, including contracts, pleadings, agreements, perfection of securities documents and other documents within the firm’s practice areas for review and guidance by the pupil master.
  • In the company of Advocates take client instructions.
  • Assist in maintaining strong client relationships through effective communication and responsiveness to client inquiries.
  • Preparation of case summaries for the cases identified as reportable as per the Law Reporting Policy.
  • Filling and perusal of files.
  • Preparation of case summaries for the cases identified as reportable as per the Law Reporting Policy.
  • Conducting situational analysis of the legal systems.
  • Attend court proceedings with senior Advocates, gaining exposure to litigation processes and courtroom etiquette.
  • Assist in the drafting and review of property-related documents, such as deeds, leases, and contracts.
  • Carrying out research on changes which have taken place in the Laws of Kenya so as to facilitate revision of statutes.
  • Stay abreast of changes in legislation and ensure that all legal activities are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Provide support in negotiations, mediation, and settlement discussions, working closely with senior Advocates.
  • Writing analytical summaries of written arguments or evidence and assessing the argument in light of academic legal literature and case law.
  • Liaising with judicial offers and judicial researchers in order to keep abreast with the development of jurisprudence within a given area of law.
  • Review and analyze legal documents to identify potential issues and propose solutions.
  • Assist with administrative tasks, including file management, scheduling, and maintaining organized legal databases.

Interested applicants should send their detailed CV and Cover Letter quoting the job title (PUPIL – LAW FIRM) as subject to reach us not later than 26th January 2024 to careers@italgloballtd.com.