Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) – Principal Associate – Corporate Commercial Department.

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Seeking an ambitious and high performing Principal Associate within our Corporate Commercial department.

Roles and Responsibilities

• Being involved in negotiations with clients and relevant counter-parties to transactions and/or projects in a variety of industries including telecoms, financial services, education, fintech, healthcare, FMCG, agriculture, manufacturing, etc;

• Drafting and reviewing of standard M&A transactional agreements including share purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, investment and subscription agreements and shareholder agreements;

• Drafting of relevant ancillary documents such as NDAs, letters of intent, term sheets, applications for regulatory approvals, board and shareholder resolutions, closing documentation, etc;

• Being involved in due diligence investigations on target companies, leading multi-jurisdictional due diligence teams and coordinating the preparation of the due diligence and/or regulatory reports;

• Conducting effective legal research and drafting opinions on various corporate, commercial and regulatory matters, including corporate governance;

• Providing solution-oriented advice to clients on legal issues, risk and regulatory compliance and contract management strategy;

• Interacting regularly with current and prospective clients in order to build and develop a good network and relationships;

• Having the ability to formulate and present trainings and seminars to juniors and potentially clients on corporate related drafting, coordination and teamwork.

Experience and personal qualities

• Law Degree and an advocate of the High Court of Kenya or equivalent qualifications.

• At least four years’ experience in a fast-paced corporate commercial legal environment.

• Demonstrated experience in working on large scale transactions with multiple stakeholders and client handling skills.

• Demonstrated experience in drafting share purchase, share subscription and shareholders agreements, associated documents and the negotiation of the same.

• Experience in Mergers and Acquisitions.

• Excellent project management skills.

• Experience managing a team or teams.

• Proficient in the use of IT Systems including Microsoft Office packages.

• Excellent verbal, oratory and written communication skills and an ability to communicate clearly with a range of people from diverse backgrounds.

How to apply

If your career aspirations match this opportunity, please send your cover letter and CV to referencing this position PA/CCO/21 by 4:00pm (GMT) on Wednesday, 24th February 2021.




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