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THE JUDICIARY JOBS SYSTEM


Details for Job Reference Number: V/No. 4/2013
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Position JUDGE OF THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA
Job Reference NumberV/No. 4/2013
Number of Posts 40
Terms of Service Constitutional Office: Retirement at the age of 70 years with an election to retire on attaining the age of 65 years
Work Station All
Date registered25-Jan-2013
Opening Date of Advert25-Jan-2013
Closing Date of Advert15-Feb-2013

Requirements
-Constitutional and Statutory Requirements for Appointment:
An applicant must possess the following qualifications:
(a) hold a law degree from a recognized university, or are advocates of the High Court of Kenya, or possess an equivalent qualification in a common-law jurisdiction;
(b) at least ten (10) years’ experience as a Superior Court Judge or professionally qualified Magistrate; or
(c) at least ten (10) years’ experience as a distinguished academic or legal practitioner or such experience in other relevant legal field; or
(d) held the qualifications specified in paragraphs (b) and (c) for a period amounting, in aggregate, to ten (10) years:
(e) In addition, the applicants must demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, good judgment in both legal and life experiences and commitment to public and community service.
Duties and Responsibilities
-The successful applicant shall serve in any High Court, Environment and Land Court or Industrial Court Station in Kenya as and when designated by the Honourable Chief Justice and shall have jurisdiction as stipulated in Articles 165 (3) and (6), 162 (2) (a) and 162 (2) (b) respectively of the Constitution or any other jurisdiction, original or appellate conferred by any legislation.
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