Job Description

Welcome to CR Advocates LLP law firm, a progressive, Kenyan based national law firm with a growing international practice. The Firm is a full-service law firm specialized in Commercial Corporate law and related practice areas with more than 20 years of cumulative experience. With a team of more than 25 professionals and still growing, CR Advocates LLP law firm has provided legal services to more than 5,000 satisfied clients since its inception from all over the world in a wide range of practice areas. Our client base stands as multinationals as well as medium-sized firms to startups. We always seek to completely understand our client’s specific legal needs and provide excellence in the services we offer focused on performance and customized to the reality of our clients; always ensuring that we provide clear, straight forward and pragmatic advice. Our multi-disciplinary team has both academic and specialized technical experience and continues to improve our skills through continuous learning and specialization. Our technological structure has comprehensively adopted the tech needs of the 21st-century law firm client. It allows us to serve our clients from the comfort of their offices or homes as well as help to connect our staff for effective, efficient and timely communication. Our services and spotless reputation have been recommended by the Lawyers Global. CR Advocates LLP Law firm is the exclusive member in Kenya for IR Global, a worldwide network of a unique and multi-disciplinary professional service network that provides legal, accountancy, financial advice to companies and individuals around the world and now covers over 155 jurisdictions; which guarantees us a global brand with local excellence Every time we successfully provide a legal solution to our clients, we believe we positively contribute to their wellbeing, their families, the nation’s economy and the world at large. When you engage with us today, you can always be sure that the CR Advocates LLP team will always be there for you because your business, your case, your problem; is as important to us as it is to you! Besides that, CR Advocates LLP law firm endeavours to take corporate and social responsibility as a brand and through its employees by developing internal wellness programs and participating in social responsibility activities in form of charitable causes. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Managing all phases of litigation from the taking of instructions, drafting pleadings, and discovery through pre-trial, trial, settlement, execution and appeal processes.
  • Drafting legal opinions and analysis of the law.
  • Interpretation of commercial contracts.
  • Attending court and tribunals for hearings and other related reasons.
  • Conducting negotiations between disputing parties for out of court settlements and draft settlement agreements;
  • Conducting arbitration and mediation proceedings.
  • Prepare pleadings and ensure filing in court on time;
  • Proper file management and adherence to the Civil Procedure Rules and other practice directions.
  • Keeping up-to-date with changes in the law.
  • Preparing status report for client’s files.

Minimum Requirements

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Have at least three (3) years of post-admission commercial litigation experience in a busy law firm.
  • Have 2022 Practicing Certificate.
  • Certification in Mediation and Arbitration is an added advantage.
  • Have good communication, presentation and analytical skills.
  • Have the ability to work with no or very minimum supervision.
  • Ability to manage client expectations and great client interview skills;
  • High quality research skills and drafting skills;
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Problem solving skills and strong team player.
  • Client interview skills

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