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  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Geminia Insurance Company Limited

Think Insurance...Think Geminia


  • To provide effective management of legal risks arising from insurance claims and ensure the Company operates within the applicable legal and regulatory frameworks.
  • To provide proper and proactive management of all legal claims to ensure prompt settlement at optimal cost to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction and cost-cutting for the Company.


  • Academic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB)
  • Either pursuing or has attained a Post Graduate Diploma (Dip KSL) from the Kenya School of Law
  • Either duly admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, with a current Practicing Certificate or awaiting admission.
  • Ability to quickly learn the operations of the insurance industry and its interface with the Insurance Regulatory Authority.


At least 6 months of practical work experience in either a law firm as a pupil or as an intern.


  • Good interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good interaction and presentation skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player
  • Good negotiation skills
  • High Integrity and honesty


  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to adopt the Company’s culture of professionalism, integrity, and effectiveness.
  • Ability to negotiate the best bargain for the Company.
  • Ability to work under pressure while prioritizing tasks.
  • Ability to work within deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Proactive in nature and results-oriented.



  • Receiving summons to enter appearance /statutory notices /demand letters /other pleadings.
  • Conducting an initial review of matters and preparing an opinion on whether to proceed to defend or negotiate out of court.
  • Appointing Advocates to enter appearance and file defenses.
  • Liaising with appointed Advocates for updates on matters they are handling and follow up on implementation of our instructions.
  • Calling for documents, names of witnesses, and any other particulars from the insured and liaising with Advocates on signing of supporting affidavits.
  • Reviewing Legal Opinions and instructing Advocates on the way forward, with the approval of the Legal Manager.
  • Allocation and revision of reserves.
  • Instructing any other service providers e.g., investigators and doctors, where necessary.
  • Liaising with the Company’s advocates on routine correspondence.
  • Reviewing investigation reports, to ensure that they are comprehensive enough to meet the need for which they were sought and recommending remedial action as necessary.
  • Calling for verification of documents by Investigators.
  • Attending court to give evidence.
  • Monitoring and confirming that matters in court are proceeding expeditiously.
  • Notifying insureds and witnesses of scheduled court hearing dates.
  • Following up on witnesses to attend court and our advocates’ offices for pre-trial briefing and reviewing the adequacy of evidence.
  • Liaising with Auctioneers on their fees and seeking indulgence where warrants of attachment are obtained.
  • Re-negotiating judgment amounts with claimants’ advocates where necessary.
  • Quantifying and negotiating amounts for out-of-court settlements.
  • Processing payment requests and coordinating fee payments to advocates and other service providers.
  • Reviewing and determining whether the outcome of court cases should be appealed or not.
  • Ensuring that stay of execution orders are obtained pending appeal and where required, decretal sums or a portion thereof is deposited in a joint interest-bearing account in the names of both counsels.
  • Maintaining a master diary and individual diaries of court cases and facilitating hearings of court cases to ensure timely conclusion.
  • Processing payment requisitions for payment of judgment awards and following up on payments within the stay period.
  • Conducting an annual review of files to confirm the adequacy of reserves.
  • Requesting advocates for status reports on cases for review of performance.
  • Conducting an annual review of advocates’ performance.
  • Preparing performance reports for Departmental meetings.
  • Assisting in recovery of the Company’s outlay from third parties.
  • Liaising with the Company’s advocates for recovery of outlays.

Interested candidates are to share their application letter and CV to hr@geminia.co.ke by 30th November 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@geminia.co.ke