Principal Legal Officer

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Company:Competition Authority of Kenya
Job Type:Permanent

Job details

Job Description;

  • Coordinating provision of legal advisory services to the Authority;
  • Coordinating the Authority’s litigation function;
  • Representing the Authority before the Competition Tribunal;
  • Undertaking drafting of laws and regulations;
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory compliance;
  • Reviewing, advising, and making recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary rules and regulations;
  • Undertaking Governance Audits;
  • Coordinating Gazettement of the Authority’s decisions and other relevant matters;
  • Preparing preventive legal strategies for management of disputes;
  • Coordinating implementation of legal risk mitigation measures;
  • Ensuring realization of Departmental deliverables of the Authority’s Strategic Plan and Performance Contract;
  • Coordinating development of Departmental work plans and budgets; and
  • Coordinating drafting and reviewing contracts, leases and other conveyance documents; and
  • Providing necessary support in the Board Secretarial function.

Job Specifications

  • Minimum eight (8) years relevant work experience;
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from Kenya School of Law
  • Master’s Degree in Law or other relevant social science from a recognized University;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya;
  • A Valid Practicing Certificate;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks\
  • Certified Public Secretary, Kenya (CPSK);
  • Membership of the Law Society of Kenya and Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK);
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills ; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution





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