14 Jun 2017

Legal Officer Job in Kenya - South Eastern Kenya University

Grade 12 (1 Position)


  • Assist other departments in preparing replies to legal notices in accordance with the law as need be to avoid further compromises;
  • Represent the University in court hearings, or attest or commission documents on behalf of the university when they occur;
  • Conduct legal research and analysis as required, providing legal facts to various legal cases affecting the University;
  • Draw, draft and/ or prepare legal documents pertaining to the University’s transactions such as transfers, leases, mortgages, charges, memorandum of understandings or agreements for purposes of facilitating these transactions as they happen;
  • Assist in drafting legal documents pertaining to University financial transactions when agreements are made to ensure all processes are done within the law;
  • Regularly monitor the performance of the contracted panel of lawyers to ensure all cases of the institution are handled appropriately;
  • Advice the University Management on legal issues and best practice in regards to legal issues and for compliance to the law.

Job Requirements

  • Must be a holder of LLB degree from a recognised University or equivalent.
  • Must have a Postgraduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law (KSL)
  • Must be registered with the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practising licence.
  • Three (3) years working experience.
  • Must be computer literate.

How to Apply
Applications in ten (10) copies should be addressed to:

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration and Human Resource Management
South Eastern Kenya University
P.O. BOX 170-90200

So as to be received on or before Friday 30th June 2017.

South Eastern Kenya University is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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