Senior Associate Job Openng 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: Senior 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.
  • A Masters in Law or a Law related field
  • CS qualification is a key added advantage


  • 6 – 7 years of experience in a busy firm
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating sale and purchase transactions including real estate project
  • Good working knowledge of bank securities perfection processes at lands and companies’ registry
  • 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

Leadership Qualities

  • Able to make prompt work execution decisions with minimum supervision within a given task while observing key client dynamics
  • Initiative in taking up active leadership roles depending on the tasks at hand
  • Ability to work in a high demand environment where strategic opinions have to be given in steering client assignments within the ever changing legal practice landscape
  • Demonstrable emotional intelligence in managing team and client expectations
  • Demonstrable experience in managing small project teams and client portfolios
  • Past experience in result oriented marketing and business development for new client business
  • 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 “SENIOR ASSOCIATE-CONVEYANCING” clearly indicate your current/previous and expected remuneration (MUST)

Deadline: Monday, 10th April 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted