Equity Bank Kenya Jobs 2022 for Legal Officers

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Equity Bank Kenya Jobs 2022 for Legal Officers available. See details below on how to apply for the position of Legal Officers in Millar Cameron.

Equity Bank Limited (The “Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 – 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance and related services. The Bank has subsidiaries in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and Tanzania. Its shares are listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Equity Bank was founded as Equity Building Society (EBS) in October 1984 and was originally a provider of mortgage financing for the majority of customers who fell into the low income population. The society’s logo, a modest house with a brown roof, resonates with its target market and their determination to make small but steady gains toward a better life, seeking security and advancement of their dreams.

Summary

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.  With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, DRC and Southern Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to more than 11.5 Million customers, the largest customer base in the Eastern African Region.  The Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below:-

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The role holders will be responsible for providing legal advice in the area of regulatory compliance, litigation, contracts management and other legal advisory services.

  • Assist the Legal Manager in ensuring statutory and contractual compliance by the Bank.
  • Drafting and vetting of legal contracts and service level agreements.
  • Managing the legal risk of the Bank.
  • Liaising with the Bank’s Legal service providers and ensuring external legal activities are coordinated effectively.
  • Prepare legal queries and facilitate solicitation of legal opinions from external counsel to identify legal and regulatory risks and issues.
  • Provide legal advice in connection with the functions of the Bank generally and liaise with external legal counsel on legal matters.
  • Provide periodical reports on activities and tasks undertaken.
  • Assist in managing the legal transactions, cases and issues of the Bank.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from a recognized university;
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Certificate of Admission to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Possess current year’s practicing certificate;
  • 3 years post admission work experience in a commercial bank or a busy law firm acting for banks and financial institutions;
  • Wide knowledge of the Regulatory environment in Kenya.
  • Additional qualifications will be an added advantage.

How To Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 15 June. 2022

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