Meru County Principal Legal Officer Jobs

Meru County Principal Legal Officer Jobs

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafting of Private Members’ Bills; drafting of amendments to Bills to be proposed to the Assembly by any Member of County Assembly or any Committee of County Assembly;

  • Giving legal interpretation of Acts and Bills and generally giving legal advice on matters relating to County Assembly;

  • Providing legal advice to the CASB, County Assembly Service, County Assembly and its Committees;

  • Ensuring that Bills passed by County Assembly comply with the Constitution;

  • Liaising with the Office of the Attorney General on litigation matters involving County Assembly;

  • Legal representation of County assembly and the CASB in court proceedings;

  • Giving of legal opinions on matters before or relating to County Assembly and giving legal advice on commercial matters;

  • Providing any other legal services as may be required by County Assembly, the Committees, the Speaker, the CASB, County Assembly Service or the Clerk;

  • Undertaking legal research on matters before the Department.

    Requirements for Appointment:

  • Have a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • Have been admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Membership to Law Society of Kenya or any recognized equivalent professional body;

  • Be in possession of a valid practicing certificate;

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

  • Be Proficient in computer applications.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Meru County Principal Legal Officer Jobs

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