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Projects & Infrastructure Associate Lawyer

Roles and responsibilities

Anjarwalla & Khanna has a track record of advising sponsors, banks and financial institutions on their most intricate and high value projects in Kenya and across the region. Our practice involves all sectors including oil and gas, power, renewables, water and waste, airports and roads, as well as PPPs.

Our projects practice advises clients throughout every stage of a project’s life cycle including project structuring, regulatory and compliance advice, financing, risk analysis, project due diligence, preparation of project documentation and contract negotiation, planning, environment and land advice, equity and tax structuring and projects M&A.

We are seeking a high calibre Associate to join our leading Projects and Infrastructure department. The role will report to Partners and Senior Associates within the Projects and Infrastructure Department.

The areas of responsibility include:

  • Assisting senior lawyers and partners in order to develop assigned work products;
  • Assisting with initial drafts and review of various commercial agreements;
  • Assisting with drafting ancillary documentation and document management in various transactions;
  • Assisting in due diligence investigations and working as part of due diligence teams; and
  • Undertaking legal research and assisting in drafting opinions on various legal and regulatory matters.
  • Developing firm know-how.
  • Managing and delegating assignments to paralegals, trainees and interns.
  • Assisting in various business development initiatives for the firm.
  • Assisting senior lawyers and partners in managing billings on all matters including raising invoices and following up for payment.

Experience and personal qualities

  • Law Degree and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya or equivalent qualifications.
  • Must be qualified from a Common Law jurisdiction.
  • At least 2-4 years’ post qualification experience in a fast-paced projects and infrastructure legal environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in working on large scale transactions with multiple stakeholders and client handling skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of IT Systems including Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.

The following personal qualities are preferred:

  • Ability to multitask and handle varied moving parts in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Extremely organised and efficient.
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively and persuasively, in person and in writing.
  • The ability to build and maintain highly effective working relationships with a range of people (both internally and externally).
  • A commitment to teamwork and working in a professional manner.
  • A commitment to ALN’s mission and extremely strong ethical integrity

Projects & Infrastructure Senior Associate Lawyer

Roles and responsibilities

Anjarwalla & Khanna has a track record of advising sponsors, banks and financial institutions on their most intricate and high value projects in Kenya and across the region. Our practice involves all sectors including oil and gas, power, renewables, water and waste, airports and roads, as well as PPPs.

Our projects practice advises clients throughout every stage of a project’s life cycle including project structuring, regulatory and compliance advice, financing, risk analysis, project due diligence, preparation of project documentation and contract negotiation, planning, environment and land advice, equity and tax structuring and projects M&A.

We are seeking a high caliber Senior Associate to join our leading Projects and Infrastructure department. The role will report to Partners within the Projects and Infrastructure Department.

The areas of responsibility include:

  • Consulting with senior lawyers and partners in order to develop assigned work products;
  • Drafting and reviewing of various commercial agreements;
  • Drafting ancillary documentation and document management in various projects and transactions;
  • Conducting due diligence investigations and working as part of due diligence teams; and
  • Undertaking legal research and drafting opinions on various legal and regulatory matters.
  • Developing firm know-how.
  • Assisting in various business development initiatives for the firm through interacting regularly with current and prospective clients in order to build a good network and relationships.
  • Assisting senior lawyers and partners in managing billings on all matters including raising invoices and following up for payment.
  • Liaising and interacting with legal counsel in other jurisdictions where the transaction is multi-jurisdictional.
  • Coaching, managing, and developing junior lawyers within the firm.

Experience and personal qualities

  • Law Degree and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya or equivalent qualifications.
  • Must be qualified from a Common Law jurisdiction.
  • At least 6-9 years’ experience in a fast-paced projects and infrastructure legal environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in working on large scale transactions with multiple stakeholders and client handling skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of IT Systems including Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.

The following personal qualities are preferred:

  • Ability to multitask and handle varied moving parts in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
  • Extremely organized and efficient.
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively and persuasively, in person and in writing.
  • The ability to build and maintain highly effective working relationships with a range of people (both internally and externally).
  • A commitment to teamwork and working in a professional manner.
  • A commitment to ALN’s mission and extremely strong ethical integrity.

Method of Application

If your career aspirations match this opportunity, please send your cover letter and CV to careers@aln.africa referencing this position A/PIN/22 by 12:00pm (GMT) on Monday, 31st October 2022

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