Legal Assistant at Cytonn Investments

Legal Assistant at Cytonn Investments

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Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and DC Metro area – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Legal Assistant


  • Advising on all matters regarding the law; including the interpretation, impact and effect of the relevant laws and general conditions affecting various areas of the company’s operations;
  • Assisting in the co-ordination of legal due diligence, documentation and closing of transactions;
  • Developing and carrying out Compliance checks on all facets of Law affecting the business;
  • Designing commercial and legal solutions that lead to effective corporate structures;
  • Developing and maintaining various policies, procedures and registers whilst carrying out other corporate secretarial functions;
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing legal documents and contracts;
  • Collaborating effectively with external legal counsel and internal departments to facilitate litigation processes and manage legal matters. Clear communication and coordination skills are crucial.
  • Attending Court on behalf of the Business and litigating matters when required to
  • Offer comprehensive legal support as required by the organization, addressing various legal queries and tasks that arise in the course of business operations.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


  • A Second Class Degree in Law (LL. B) from a recognized University;
  • A recently admitted advocate of the High Court of Kenya with good standing;
  • Must have attained a B+ and above in O levels/ high school;
  • At least 1-year experience in a busy law firm or corporate legal department;
  • Knowledge, relevant practice and understanding of the corporate, commercial investments, real estate and financial markets (including tax), and the respective Laws and regulations;
  • Creative, commercial legal thinking and appreciation of the business aspects in their application of the law;
  • Ability to pro-actively and creatively manage potential legal issues;
  • A team player willing to learn, adapt and work with minimum supervision;
  • Excellent organisation, administration, communication, influencing and interpersonal skills;
  • High levels of energy and enthusiasm and ability to work long hours and under pressure; and
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Contract review, drafting and management; Legal and Regulatory Compliance; Transactional Support and Administration; Litigation ; Real Estate and Conveyancing; Legal Research; Corporate Governance; Legal Documentation and ; Advisory Support

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Cytonn Investments on to apply

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