Research Assistants (1) Liquidation Unit (One Year Contract)


Reports to:  Registration Officer.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist in basic research on Insolvency Law to inform areas of policy formulation, legal reform and regulation.
  • Conduct research activities in line with the Unit’s Work Plan, goals and objectives.
  • Assist with administration of any related research plan as necessary ensuring records and files are kept up to date.
  • Identify and disseminate information to the Unit and liaise with the internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Conduct literature and database searches.
  • Attend meetings as appropriate.
  • Assist in the inspection of properties in insolvency proceedings and collate relevant information.
  • Preparing legal briefs about any pending court matters and ensuring attendance.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned form above.

 Personal Specification

  • An honours degree in law from a reputable university and a PGD in Legal practice.
  • Demonstrated research and writing skills, awareness of standard research techniques and methods.
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines and to contribute as an effective team member.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of computers with impeccable integrity.

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