Head of Legal

Posted 2 months ago by KG Group of Companies, Classification: Legal

KG Group of Companies - a well renowned establishment in Sri Lanka with a rich history is looking to aggressively expand its real estate segment.

The company's trajectory is towards becoming the largest real estate firm in Sri Lanka and in Europe which presents an exciting time to be a part of our company, and we want you to join us.

Position Summary

KG Group of Companies is on the lookout for a dynamic legal officer to take ownership of the filing and documentation systems relating to our Real Estate properties. Initially the role will skew heavily towards administrative duties to ensure a proper filing system for records is in place. As we are looking to automate functions across the group, all records are required to be electronically linked and organized. The company is also involved in high profile litigation and may involve work with some of Sri-Lanka's leading president's counsel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Automation and organization of filing systems
  • Drafting legal & lease agreements
  • Monitoring case progress & advising management on each case
  • Ad hoc visits to government offices
  • Prepare status reports and keep top management informed of case progress
  • Schedules meetings and depositions, answer phones and maintains digital and physical records

To be a good fit, the following statements will apply to you:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and high EQ
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Extremely detail oriented to ensure accuracy and quality across all taks
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Excellent management, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion
  • A degree from a good university and fully qualified lawyer with ability to practice in Sri Lanka
  • Previous work experience from a well renowned law firm will give you a competitive edge

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