Legal Analyst

Ad ID
802758
Posted at
1. Sep, 08:34
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Position Type
Full time
Location
Riverside Nairobi
Description

Full Time

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Job Description

Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 80 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate.
Cytonn Investments is an independent investment management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. We currently have over Kshs. 80 billion of investments and projects under mandate, mainly in real estate. Responsibilities
Advising on all matters regarding the law; including the interpretation, impact and effect of the relevant laws and general conditions affecting various areas of the company’s operations;
Assisting in the co-ordination of legal due diligence, documentation and closing of transactions;
Developing Compliance checks on all facets of Law affecting the business;
Designing commercial and legal structures that lead to innovative investment solutions;
Executing the legal real estate strategy across the project life-cycle;including deal origination, conveyancing, project management and facilities management;
Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts;
Liaising with external lawyers on conduct of court matters;
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time Requirements
A Second Class Upper Degree in Law (LL. B) from a recognized University;
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with good standing;
Must have attained a B+ and above in O levels/ high school;
Knowledge, relevant practice and understanding of the investments, conveyancing practice and financial markets (including tax), and the respective Laws and regulations.
Creative, commercial legal thinking and appreciation of the business aspects in their application of the law;
Ability to pro-actively and creatively manage potential legal issues;
A team player willing to learn, adapt and work with minimum supervision;
Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills;
High levels of energy and enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure;
High level of analytical and problem-solving skills;
Learning Opportunities
To include: Transaction and Deal Support; Contract drafting and Management; Legal Compliance; Corporate and administration; and Litigation.

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