Senior Legal Executive

Posted 9 months ago by KG Group of Companies, Classification: Legal

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 will involve work with some of Sri-Lanka's leading president's counsel. An ability to understand and read multiple case briefs and give management weekly updates on any legal cases is a must. As you will also be drafting lease agreements a Notarial qualification is mandatory.

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 tasks
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Excellent management, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion
  • A fully qualified lawyer with ability to practice in Sri Lanka with a Notarial qualification to execute leases at the Colombo Land Registry.
  • Previous work experience from a well renowned law firm will give you a competitive edge

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