Legal Clerk / Assistant Job in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee drafting and filing of legal documents in registries;
  • Coordinate the filing and service of legal documents and processes in courts of law;
  • Undertake routine errands to public registries, courts and other relevant offices:
  • Ensure that cataloguing, abstracting, indexing and filing of case files;
  • Establish, strengthen and maintain both hard and soft filing system in such a way that is responsive to the county government’s record keeping needs and keeps the filing system up to date at all times
  • Handling and managing litigation files from inception through its conclusion
  • Attending Court Registry to peruse file proceedings/records
  • Receiving Legal correspondences and making bring-ups in the Legal Office
  • Custodian of files, documents, correspondences and memorandum
  • Coordinate Court attendance by relevant witnesses as directed by the County attorney
  • Any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time by the County Attorney.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Diploma in Law or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Experience in law firm will be an added advantage;
  • Fluency in English and good writing skills;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity;

How To Apply

Applications should be submitted through our online recruitment portal available on our website: or through the link on or before 8th July 2024 at 5.00 p.m.

NOTE: No manual applications will be accepted.

Those with foreign Degrees should have them authenticated by Commission for Higher Education (CHE). In addition, during the interview, they will be required to submit their academic certificates authenticated by Issuing Institutions to the Board.

P.O. BOX 7792-40100, KISUMU