Legal Assistant at Kenya Power

Application ends: January 31, 2023
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Job Description

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1171

Reporting to the Legal Officer, in Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary Division, the Legal Assistant, will be responsible for handling court processes and records management on legal matters concerning the Company.

The key tasks & duties for the position are;

  • Receiving and undertaking service of court process.
  • Opening court files, maintaining records, printing, photocopying and scanning documents, closing files recommended for closure.
  • Filing Company pleadings at the respective court registries.
  • Fixing court dates and updating the court and bring-up diaries.
  • Undertaking safe custody and retrieval of court files.
  • Handling correspondence, acknowledgement of receipt of service of the court process on behalf of the Company.
  • Conducting official searches at the lands registry, Companies registry, motor vehicles registry and government printers and attending court registries to peruse court files.
  • Registering and collecting legal documents at the relevant registries.
  • Preparing and dispatching notices, hearings, mentions and drafting decrees and orders for filing and service.
  • Updating legal statutes as required.
  • Establish and maintain the Company’s filing system to support the company’s record keeping needs and keep the filing system up to date at all times.
  • Undertaking research when called upon.

Appointment Specification

  • Diploma in Law from a recognized Institution.
  • Possess a current Court Process Server Certificate.
  • Three (3) years’ work experience in a busy and reputable law firm.
  • Diploma in Information Technology or Records Management will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer applications