Trans Nzoia County Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Trans Nzoia County Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will report to the County Solicitor.

    Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Implementing strategic plans and objectives in respect to the legal function;

  • Ensuring compliance with the policy, legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the County;

  • researching specific legal areas; safeguarding the interests of the county in all
    legal matters;

  • Identifying issues and areas for legal policy formulation and review;

  • Identifying legal risks, and developing mitigation measures;

  • Negotiating disputes for out of court settlement;

  • Drafting legal opinions and reports on various issues affecting the County; undertaking legal audits to measure the County’s level of compliance with various legal requirements;

  • Drafting, vetting, reviewing, leases, agreements and memorandums of understanding;

  • Preparing progress reports on court cases; handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries;

  • Monitoring and reporting non-compliance issues;

  • Handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries;

  • Reviewing ongoing cases and advising management accordingly;

  • Interpreting legal information; and

  • Conducting training and disseminating appropriate legal information to staff.

    For appointment to this
    grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Legal Officer or in a comparable and relevant position for a minimum period of three (3) years

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies ( Advocates Training Programme) from the Council of Legal Education;

  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;

  • Current Advocates practicing certificate;

  • Proficiency in computer application;

  • Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results; and

  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Trans Nzoia County Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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