Mr. Amos Andama

Mr. Amos Andama

PARTNER



CAREER OBJECTIVE:

To undertake a career progression in institutionsto realize their corporate goals and objectives through offering a professional service with acquired skills and knowledge.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
  • Responsible, confident, able to work on own initiative and as part of team, excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills, a social and hard working individual, who is willing to learn and master new skills.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
  • Good legal, negotiation, legal, advocacy, prosecution, logistical, administration, corporate and management skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a multicultural environment with different climatic conditions and able to run a legal office. 
  • Hardworking, able to put in long hours with minimal supervision,
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, awareness and public speaking  skills at all cadre levels
  • Good research, analytical, data management and report writing skills with good and computer applicability,
  • Excellent customer care, resource mobilization, government relations and planning
  • Effective time management with ability of meeting strict deadlines and ensuring accuracy.
  • Good technological proficiency, registry, documentation and judicial processes skills.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
  • Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Legal Practice, 2014 to 2015,
  • Uganda Christian University (Mukono),Bachelor of Laws, 2007 to 2010,
  • Ntinda View College, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, 2004 to 2006,
  • Ntinda View College, Uganda Certificate of Education, 2000 to 2003,
WORK EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

Partner, Kiplenge & Kurgat Advocates, Nakuru, Jan 2019 to date 

Roles;

  • Leadership of the firm in terms of the motivation of associates and support staffs.
  • Follow-through on the firms goals to get them accomplished.
  • Day-to-day management oversight for the firm.
  • Supervision of the office manager or administrator if there is one, and/or supervision of the clerical and accounting staff.
  • Training and supervision of associates.
  • Coordination and direction of marketing efforts and relations with firm clients.

 

Associate Advocate, Kiplenge & Kurgat Advocates, Nakuru, April 2016 to Jane 2019,

Roles;

  • Attending to client legal cases and representing clients in the Court of Law.
  • Drafting pleadings and responses of assigned legal cases;
  • Conducting legal research and preparing notes for lead Advocates;
  • Providing conveyance transaction and documentation.

 

Legal Assistant, Office of the Director of Public Prosecution, 2015 to February 2016

Roles 

  • Accompanying solicitors and/or prosecutors to court and organize client meetings,
  • Learning and ensuring registry roles,

 

  • Conducting legal research and attending the Trials,
  • Participating in Q&A with current Law Students about studying and transitioning into a professional legal environment

 

Legal Assistant, Kania & Alli Advocates and Solicitors, 2010 to 2012,

Roles 

  • Providing legal and administrative support for the firm
  • Drafting legal memoranda and client correspondences,
  • Interviewing clients for case intake, scheduling meetings with clients and organizing other office operations.
  • Writing legal memoranda and drafting complaints, Registering companies and other commercial entities.

 

Legal Intern, Manzi, Odama & Co. Advocates, 2009 to 2010,

Roles

  • Scheduling meetings with clients,
  • Writing legal memoranda and preparing demand letters
  • Interviewing clients for case intake and acting as correspondence,
  • Performing legal research

 

Summary Achievements 

  • Assisted in clearing prosecuting cases that had taken over decades to be completed in the Course.
  • Gained hand on skills on judicial process and government relations,
  • Understood the private and public practice systems of law profession in Kenya,
  • Improved documentation preparation and registry skills.
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

Playing soccer, writing poetry, reading general literature and voluntarism