(Jobs in Kenya) Commercial Lawyer at Takaful Insurance of Africa - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) Commercial Lawyer at Takaful Insurance of Africa

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Takaful Insurance of Africa Ltd (TIA), is a pioneering and dynamic Takaful company which has introduced a new and exciting ethical perspective to risk management in the Kenyan market. Founded in the year 2008 and formally licensed in 2011, TIA is the first fully fledged Takaful operator in the East and Central Africa region.The rationale behind TIA is founded on the need to provide risk management and financial security, based on ethical principles and values.


The commercial lawyer will be responsible for:

  • All commercial law matters and company secretarial work on behalf of the company. Key responsibilities
  • Carrying out the negotiation, drafting and review of commercial contracts and ensuring they are duly executed. Conducting legal research on various areas of law including new legislation in the country.
  • Effecting the legal formation of entities including documentation and legal compliance and taking further action as required by law.
  • Assisting with due diligence related to contracts, agreements and other transactional matters.
  • Providing legal advice on commercial and corporate transactions
  • Negotiating desirable contractual terms for all company contracts.
  • Handling arbitration of company matters as required.
  • Ensuring corporate legal compliance.
  • Providing legal opinions on various matters touching the company.
  • Facilitating provision of supporting legal documents as required.

Educational Requirements

  • Required and Mandatory
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • Advocate of the High of Kenya with a current Practicing Certificate
  • 5 years post admission experience in a busy commercial law
  • firm/department.
  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Desirable & Added advantage
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Professional qualification(s) in takaful and/or a related field.

Required skills

  • Legal drafting skills for commercial agreements.
  • Fluent & excellent communications skills
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills
  • High quality research and report writing skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lead and work in a team
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