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  • Posted: Aug 4, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 18, 2022
  • The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is Kenya’s premier bar association, with membership of all practicing advocates, currently numbering over thirteen thousand members. It has the mandate to advise and assist members of the legal profession, the government and the larger public in all matters relating to the administration of justice in Kenya. The Soc...
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    Deputy Secretary – Compliance & Ethics Directorate

    The successful candidate will be in charge of all aspects of compliance by members of the Society including the handling of complaints against advocates, the enforcement of ethical and statutory requirements of advocates and will report to the Secretary/CEO.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead liaison person with the Advocates Complaints Commission, Advocates Disciplinary Committee and the Ethics committees of the Society;Assist the CEO with the day to day running of the Secretariat operations.
    • Legal and policy research and analysis;
    • Implementation and operationalization of the Society’s Strategic Plan;
    • Conceptualization and development of programme ideas in tandem with the Society’s, mandate, objectives and the Strategic Plan;
    • Management, coordination and implementation of programme activities;
    • Preparation and production of timely programme reports;
    • Manage the Disciplinary Database; and
    • Any other duty assigned by the Secretary of the Law Society of Kenya.

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • A Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB.) from a recognized university and a post-graduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
    • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya of 7 years working experience 2 of which should be in a managerial position;
    • An excellent understanding of the Advocates Act Cap 16, LSK Act No. 21 of 2014, Rules, Guidelines and all other enabling statutes on practice matters;
    • Have excellent planning and organizational skills; and
    • Proven skills in initiating funding proposals and managing donor projects.

    Method of Application

    Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and shall be required to present original certificates and testimonials during the interview.

    Interested applicants are required to submit their applications in both soft and hard copies. All applications to reach the undersigned on or before Thursday 18th, August, 2022 at 5PM. The soft copy applications to be emailed to [email protected] and the hard copy applications to be clearly addressed and sent to;

    Law Society of Kenya,
    Lavington, Opp. Valley Arcade, Gitanga Road,
    P.O. BOX 72219 - 00200,

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