Legal Counsel I At Kisumu County

Legal Counsel I At Kisumu County
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Kisumu County


Legal Counsel I At Kisumu County

Details of the offer

Ref: KSM/CPSB/2020/037
Terms of Service: Three (3) years contract
Responsibilities
Conduct legal duties on the applicable domestic and international law
Review and analyze different issues pertaining to criminal, civil, investments and trade law
Adjudication of cases related to the privatization process, commercial transactions between parties. Ownership claims, negotiation between parties and liquidation procedures.
Draft legal documents, letters to parties, orders, decisions, judgement and their corresponding court documents;
Undertaking research on assigned legal issues
Analyzing research data and compiling reports;
Preparing preliminary legal documents/instruments and liaising with the County Attorney
Advising on various legal policy issues;
Coordinating the activities of the county court including drawing of charge sheets, bonding of witnesses, application for warrants and application for witness summons;
Developing county legislation including review of draft bills, research on various pieces of legislation and departmental advisory on the legislative drafting;
Attending court to represent the county in both civil and criminal litigation;
Undertaking conveyancing duties;
Preparing legal opinions and reviewing county legislation;
Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity and organizing stakeholders’ consultations; and
Any lawful other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the County Attorney.

Qualifications
Be a Kenyan citizen;
Bachelors of Laws (LLB) from a recognized university;
Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
Master’s degree is an added advantage
At least three (3) years’ experience in a related field;
Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
Certificate in Computer Applications;
Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to the values and principles outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution
Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity


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