Details for Job Reference Number: V/No.12/2012
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Position 1. LEGAL RESEARCHER (85 posts)
Job Reference NumberV/No.12/2012
Number of Posts 85
Terms of Service 3 year contract
Work Station Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, Industrial Court, Environment and Land Court
Date registered09-Oct-2012
Opening Date of Advert9-Oct-2012
Closing Date of Advert25-Oct-2012

- A law degree from any recognized university
- A diploma from the Kenya School of Law or an exemption by the Council of legal education
- Admission to the Roll of Advocates
- Proficiency in computer applications
- Must not have any pending complaints with the Advocates Complaints commission, the Disciplinary Committee or adverse report from the current or former employer(s)
- Those in private practice must be in possession of a current practising certificate
- Must possess the qualifications set out in Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya
Duties and Responsibilities
- Research on precedent setting authorities within varied jurisdictions both within and outside of the commonwealth
- Drafting well researched legal briefs on variety of legal issues touching on different branches of law
- Writing analytical summaries of written argument or evidence and assessing the argument in light of academic legal literature and case law.
Important Information
-For appointment to the position of Legal Researcher, an applicant must be in possession of the minimum requirements as stated above
- Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
- Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
- The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by