Legal Officer

Our client, a logistics company in East Africa is seeking to recruit a Legal Officer to be based in Mombasa. The preferred candidates MUST have prior work experience in the corporate sector and MUST have a proven track record in providing legal support and guidance to an organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist in drafting or reviewing all legal documents of the company.
• Advice the company and its affiliated businesses on all legal issues.
• Periodically conduct legal trainings to staff members e.g labor/employment issues
• Handle immigration related issues e.g. work permits etc
• Review documents for compliance with the law and correctness.
• Conduct legal research and preliminary investigation on cases.
• Liaise with external laws.
• Conduct arbitration and mediation services.
• Provide sound legal advice to the company.
• Assist in the formulation of company policies to conform to the legal requirements.
• Any other job that may be given to the job holder from time to time.


Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Law from a recognized university.
Must have above 3 years’ experience in the corporate sector.
Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Must have a good understanding of the company’s business and operations.
Must have excellent interpersonal communication at all levels.
Must have problem solving and analytical skills.
Must have ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Must be results oriented and a dedicated team player.
Must be well versed with the Kenyan laws and regulations applicable.


Please click on the tab below to apply;


For future career opportunities available in Summit Recruitment & Search, please upload your C.V by following the link:

Our newly designed database enables us to capture all your personal and professional details and enables you to update your information on a regular basis.

Leading Recruitment & Executive Search Company in Kenya; Summit Recruitment & Search, Blixen Court, Karen Road, Karen.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic.

If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.