Judiciary Legal Counsel Jobs in Kenya

Judiciary Legal Counsel Jobs in Kenya


Requirements

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

  • A Bachelors’ degree in Law from a recognized institution;

  • Post Graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law;

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Professional Membership of Kenya Law Society or any other recognized professional body of good standing;

  • A Senior Management Course from a recognized Institution;

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Meets requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 9 years’ relevant experience in a Legal Environment;

  • At least 3 years in Middle Management Level;

  • Prior experience working on legal matters including but not limited to litigation, legal drafting, legal research and analysis shall be an added advantage.

    Core Job Competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Leadership & Good interpersonal skills;

  • Professional and Technical competence;

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

  • Analytical & Negotiation Skills; and

  • Organizational, Planning skills and Results-oriented

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting research on relevant laws and putting in place measures to implement policy decisions of the Judiciary;

  • Ensuring that the Judiciary complies with all applicable laws, regulations and procedures and continually update the Chief Registrar on
    any change of law;

  • Providing legal support to all the units under the office of the Chief Registrar;

  • Reviewing of legal documents with a view to ensuring that they comply with the law;

  • Undertake litigation in court cases for and against the Office of the Chief Registrar and the Judiciary;

  • Representing the Judiciary in Arbitral proceedings in matters where the Judiciary is a party;

  • Liaise with the Office of the Attorney General and External Advocates in matters where they are representing the Judiciary;

  • Undertake and oversee the preparation of conveyancing documents and
    - processes for the Judiciary; and

  • Preparing and review of legal contracts.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Judiciary Legal Counsel Jobs in Kenya

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