Legal Assistant

  • Full-time
  • Kenya
  • Last day to apply: 01/07/2024


MOGO Kenya is part of Eleving Group, which is an international fast-growing financial technology company, operating in 14 countries in 3 continents.

MOGO Kenya provides car financing for used cars, logbook loans, boda-boda and tuk-tuk financing.

We believe each one of us has a business-owner mindset, and we learn and grow fast as individuals and as a company – within 4 years from opening in Kenya, we expanded to almost all Kenya regions and we keep growing, and now we have a talented team of over 1000 professionals.

Our team is diverse; we are inclusive, accepting, and respectful towards each other. Our diversity gives an opportunity to learn from one another and grow together as a strong team.

Join us - you'll love working in a collaborative and non-bureaucratic environment that is fun yet stable and sustainable.

What you will do:

  • Assist in negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, leases and other legal instruments entered into by the Company and third parties and ensuring that they are in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in provision of advice on the legal aspects of day-to-day operational matters affecting the Company and legal opinions and interpretations on various legal matters as required including interpretation of court and arbitral rulings affecting the Company.
  • Assist in reviewing ongoing cases filed by and against the Company.
  • Assist in reviewing progress of outstanding litigation and liaising with and managing external lawyer on all matters litigation and attending court as and when required.
  • Preparation of reports and schedules on litigation, contracts and regulatory matters.
  • Assist in continuously monitoring developments in relevant laws, compliance with statutory obligations and conducting legal research to enhance service delivery and advise to management accordingly.
  • Assist in reviewing all contracts or any other documentation where the Company has committed itself and assessing legal implications that need to be brought to the executive management’s attention.
  •  Assist in reviewing and advising management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Assist in conducting trainings for staff on emerging issues across the Company or areas of need to improve the Company’s processes.
  • Assist in handling correspondence, acknowledgement of receipt of service of the court process on behalf of the Company.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Completion of Post Graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law and has undertaken pupillage.
  • At least one year experience in the provision of legal services in a reputable law firm or the legal department of a leading corporate institution.


Skills and other attributes

  • Strong technical legal and commercial skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with others and manage multiple time sensitive matters in a demanding organization.
  •  Ability to take initiative, analyze issues and generate potential solutions.
  • Goal oriented and ability to understand the mission of the Company and contribute towards its attainment.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

With us you will:

Feel Good

  • a competitive salary
  • a friendly and dynamic work environment
  • an excellent well-being program:
  • health insurance (after probation period)
  • pension scheme (after probation period)
  • active social life and events


  • Fast results without the friction of bureaucracy
  • great victories due to the transparency of the company and its goals
  • bonuses and awards for the great work
  • participate in victory celebrations with your co-workers


  • together with an intelligent team
  • yourself and the company with the established feedback culture
  • your knowledge with training possibilities


Mogo Kenya Limited is where you achieve greatness.

This company is for ambitious, open-minded people. Here you will directly see the fruits of your hard work. Each co-worker is mature yet fun, positive attitude here will allow anyone of a similar mindset to make friends, celebrate victories, and experience a vibrant social life.

Our modern startup culture will allow you to experience a work culture you have never thought of before. This is the company of greatness, for great people. This is your chance to start an extraordinary life and work journey!