Legal Assistant | Investrust Bank Plc | Lusaka | Full-Time


Investrust Bank Plc, a growing indigenous commercial bank listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchange, is looking for qualified, self-motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to fill the following positions that have fallen vacant.

Position title: Legal Assistant
Location: Head Office

Purpose of the Job

Reporting to Assistant Legal Counsel – Litigation & Debt Recoveries. Job holder will be required to function as professional Legal Assis tant to the In house Lawyers.

Duties

  • To assist in the preparation of Legal contracts, deeds, leases and other legal papers of a routine nature.
  • Research relevant statues, rulings and precedents to be used as a basis for answering requests for Legal opinions of a routine nature or limited scope.
  • To perform preliminary work in the preparation of legal opinions.
  • To conduct factual investigations of a limited scope.
  • To prepare correspondence and pleadings related to the work.
  • To update Legal Publications and participate in the work associated with a law library.
  • To ensure that there is proper record keeping of all important documents in the Legal department.
  • To prepare case notes, head notes and index entries describing the court’s final decisions on cases of interest to the Bank.
  • To research relevant statutes, rulings and precedents to be used as a basis for preparing contested case decisions.
  • To assist with the preparation of proposals for decision, final orders and other decisional documents resulting from q uasi-judicial hearing.
  • To perform preliminary work in assessing requests filed under any Law or Regulation.
  • To assist with preparing responses regarding Bank administration of regulatory and other Law.
  • To review recent Legislation, court cases, correspondence and publications pointing out matters of note or which necessitate action.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB) , any Business related field or equivalent from a recognised University
  • Must have 2 or more years of experience
  • Grade 12 Certificate with 5 0 levels
  • Must be computer literate

Skills and Abilities Requires.

  • Considerable knowledge of fundamental subjects in Law
  • Considerable knowledge of research and analysis methods



Applications together with certified copies of certificates and CVs along with details of 3 references who can be reached/ contacted easily should reach the under listed address not later than 26th April, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Head – Human Resource & Administration
Investrust Bank Plc
P.O. Box 32344
Lusaka

Email: hr@investrustbank.co.zm

To apply for this job email your details to hr@investrustbank.co.zm