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  • Posted: Nov 11, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 24, 2022
  • The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is a part-time constitutional commission established under Article 171 of the Constitution and its membership comprise of: The Chief Justice who is the Chairperson One Supreme Court judge; One Court of Appeal judge One High Court judge One Magistrate The Attorney General Two advocates (one woman and one man); O...
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    Member, Political Parties Disputes Tribunal (Advocate)


    Duties and Responsibilities
    A member of a tribunal shall discharge the following duties: -

    • Participate in hearing and determination of all disputes defined by Section 40 of the Political Parties Act No. 11 of 2011 which come before the full bench;’
    • Recording proceedings in a clear and accurate manner;
    • Approving, sign, issue and certify orders, decrees and certificates of costs and copies of proceedings;
    • Writing awards, judgments, orders, rulings and decrees issued by the Tribunal;
    • Support implementation of the Tribunals’ plans and programmes to achieve the Tribunals vision and mission.
    • Provide requisite professional and technical support to ensure the Tribunal attains a high level of competitiveness and ethical standards in its entire programmes.
    • Undertaking any other duty assigned for the benefit of the Tribunal


    • For appointment to the position of Member of PPDT, an applicant must be in possession of the qualifications provided under section 39 of the Political Parties Act of 2011.
    • Bachelor of Laws degree or its equivalent from a recognized university and be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with at least seven (7) years of experience.
    • Be a member of a relevant professional body in good standing;
    • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. 


    • Have at least seven (7) years’ experience in legal practice or such experience in other relevant field.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: -Filling an Online Application for Employment Form available at the JSC jobs 
    portal: Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application-

    • A letter of application;
    • A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as past employment record (if any).
    • Five (5) samples of any professional writings, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored.
    • Names of three (3) referees; two (2) professional referee and one (1) character reference;
    • Copies of National Identity Card (I.D), Passport or any other relevant identifiable legal documents;
    • Copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and academic transcripts;
    • Applicant’s one (1) recent coloured passport size photographs 
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews

    Successful candidates will be required to submit valid copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies on Appointment: -
    Kenya Revenue Authority

    • Higher Education Loans Board
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigation 
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission 
    • A recognized Credit Reference Bureau; and
    • Clearance from relevant professional body. 

    Applicants MUST take note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application and the same will be verified by relevant bodies.

    The application must reach the Commission NOT LATER THAN 24TH NOVEMBER 2022. 
    Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Judicial Service Commission on to apply

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