Job at Shikana Law Group, Junior Associate

Job at Shikana Law Group, Junior Associate
Junior Associate 

Job Description

Key Responsibilities and Duties include For Junior Associate

  • To provide a high quality legal service to all Shikana Law Group clients
  • Represent clients in tribunals and in Courts where required
  • Drafting of pleadings and other court matters
  • To assist clients with company law matters
  • To assist client with work permit and residence permit applications
  • To prepare client’s report monthly and when they may be required by the client
  • Offering advice on the law, legal procedures and a wide range of associated issues
  • To assist in drafting contracts and other legal documents
  • To research and provide research reports on legal issues
  • To work closely with  legal officers at Shikana Law Group

Professional Standard:

  • To work and behave in a professional manner and to the highest standards of the profession
  • Comply with procedures set out in the Office Procedures Manual (OPM), professional standards and any requirement set by the Tanganyika Law Society
  • Carry out duties given by the partners or employees faithfully and diligently and follow all  reasonable instructions
  • To participate in the growth and development of the department / firm
  • To Treat all information about the firm and its client and their business as wholly                confidential
  • Keeping up-to-date with changes in the law
  • Record all chargeable hours

Personal Development:

  • To have a clear understanding of what it would take to develop a career to the next level
  • Support internal procedures and systems of Shikana Law Group including file / case management, time recording
  • To respect staff and clients
  • To actively participate in team meetings
  • Attend internal training and external training as and when required
  • Keep up to date with law and practice
  • Read journals and attend courses as part of continuing legal education (CLE).
  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct while generating adequate practice income, ensuring that the fees earned sufficiently exceed total costs and expenses incurred.


  • Educated to degree level in Law
  • Must be a member of the Tanganyika Law Society and admitted to practice at the bar of the United Republic of Tanzania, Practice certificate in Zanzibar will be added advantage.
  • Experience of at least 1 year post admittance at the bar.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Shikana Law Group values and ethics which can be seen at
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal - the role involves liaison with internal and external people at a senior level
  • A self starter, able to demonstrate high levels of initiative and motivation, but also work closely with other team members and displaying trust and loyalty
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to multitask and keep calm under pressure
  • The flexibility to work outside normal office hours as may be required from time-to-time

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and Motivation letter to

Deadline is 26th October 2018


Only the shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the interview.

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