Associate Job Opening at Real Estate & Banking Finance Business Unit

Our client, CM ADVOCATES LLP is a premier legal and business advisory firm in Kenya and within the East Africa Community (EAC) providing its customers with a one-stop-shop for their legal and business advisory needs.

The Nairobi Head Office seeking to fill the following position:

Position Title: Associate – Real Estate & Banking Finance Business Unit

The ideal candidate must be a person of High level of integrity and confidentiality, hardworking and able to work with minimum supervision.

Key Skills and Qualifications


  • Second Class Upper in LLB from a reputable institution with at least B+ in KCSE.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with a current Practicing Certificate.

Work Experience

  • 3–4 years of experience in a busy firm
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating sale and purchase transactions including Real estate project work.
  • Good working knowledge of bank securities perfection processes at lands and companies’ registry
  • Demonstrable experience in issuing client opinions and legal articles covering various trends and changes in the law
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of conveyancing, court rules, land registry procedures, land laws and most paramount SPA.
  • Good drafting, communication, research, and analytical skills and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proactive, self-motivated and aggressive.
  • Experience in undertaking all forms of transactions on the ardhisasa platform inclusive of title conversion, transfer and charge.
  • Preparation, negotiation and registration of commercial leases and licenses

Teamwork Qualities

  • Ability to take instructions, give reports and follow through
  • Work ethics that promote healthy team engagements for knowledge sharing
  • Ability to demonstrate key values that foster relationship management and problem solving skills within the team and ultimately for the benefit of firm clients.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to stating the subject heading “ASSOCIATE-CONVEYANCING” clearly indicate your current/previous and expected remuneration (MUST)

Deadline: Monday, 10th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted