Judicial Service Commission Law Clerk Jobs in Kenya

Judicial Service Commission Law Clerk Jobs in Kenya


  • The Judicial Service Commission is established under Article 171 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010, with a mandate of promoting and facilitating the independence and accountability of the Judiciary, and the efficient, effective and
    transparent Administration of Justice.

  • The Commission invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the following vacancies in the Judiciary: Law Clerk

    Job Purpose:

  • The job holder will be responsible for carrying out Legal Research work for the President and Vice President of Supreme Court.

    Reporting Responsibilities

  • The job holder is responsible to the designated President or Vice President of Supreme Court.

    Area of Deployment:

  • Supreme Court

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Legal Research work for the President and Vice President of Supreme Court of Kenya;

  • Carry out library and legal research on precedent setting authorities within various jurisdiction both within and without Commonwealth;

  • Presenting findings within sound written arguments in light of academic legal literature and case law; and

  • Drafting well planned legal briefs and memoranda on variety of legal issues touching on different branches of law;

    Job Requirements: Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have: -

  • A Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from a recognized University;

  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Law ;

  • Be an
    Advocate of the High Court with a current practicing certificate;

  • Membership to the Law Society of Kenya;

  • A Senior Management Course or its equivalent will be an added advantage;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Met the Requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Experience:

  • Served as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of at-least nine (9) years standing or nine (9) years of extensive legal research in a relevant legal field.

    Job Core Competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Leadership & good interpersonal skills;

  • Professional and technical competence;

  • Confidentiality, high Integrity, attention to details and accuracy;

  • Analytical & conceptual skills; and

  • Organizational, planning skills and Results-oriented.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Judicial Service Commission Law Clerk Jobs in Kenya


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