Judiciary Law Clerk Job Vacancy in Kenya April 2017


Judiciary Law Clerk Employment Vacancy in Kenya April 2017


Judiciary Law Clerk Career Recruitment in Kenya April 2017

  • Company: Judiciary of Kenya
  • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Law Clerk Job at the Judiciary of Kenya 

Work Station Supreme Court of Kenya, Nairobi

Requirements for the Law Clerk Job

For appointment to this post, a candidates must have:

  • A Law Degree from a recognized university (a post graduate degree in law is an added advantage),
  • A Diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of Legal Education,
  • Admission to the Roll of Advocates with at least five (5) years post admission experience or five (5) years of extensive legal research in a relevant legal field,
  • Proficiency in computer applications,
  • A current practicing certificate for those in private practice.
  • Must possess the qualifications set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Responsibilities for the Law Clerk Job

The successful candidates will perform the following functions:

  • Examining pleadings and fully apprehending their tenor and effect;
  • Examining the detailed content of the facts and decisions of the Courts below;
  • Taking stock of the full tenor and effect of the submissions made in the Supreme Court and the Courts below;
  • Bringing together all relevant authorities those emanating from counsel and, any other relevant material;
  • Conducting extensive legal research and writing for the respective Judges of the Supreme Court;
  • Drafting bench memoranda and wellresearched opinions on various legal issues;
  • Assisting the Judges of the Supreme Court to manage their respective dockets;
  • Preparing pretrial and post trial media summaries; and
  • Performing all other duties as instructed by the Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice or Judge of the Supreme Court respectively.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are asked to make their applications by:

Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the Judiciary jobs portal: jobs.judiciary.go.ke. Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application: