Legal Officer II Job in Kenya

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Legal Officer II Job in Kenya


Reporting to the Regional Manager, the jobholder is responsible for the analysis of investigation files, preparation of statutory reports with appropriate recommendations for submission to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carrying out  research,  sharing  relevant  information  and  monitoring  the Commission’s compliance with international and national regulatory frameworks and commitments;
  • Studying and analysing policy frameworks of other relevant institutions in Kenya and other jurisdictions and sharing the relevant information appropriately;
  • Developing concept papers, speeches, reports, presentations, briefs, legal opinions and other documentation to inform processes and decision making;
  • Providing advice on legal, governance, administrative, policy and other frameworks;
  • Evaluating evidence submitted for determination of its sufficiency and recommending appropriate action to the Director of Public Prosecutions;
  • Drafting contracts, memorandums of understanding and partnerships;
  • Holding/ watching brief in the prosecution of criminal matters touching on anti-corruption and economic crime cases;
  • Conducting investigations on corruption and economic crimes to support the fight against corruption and economic.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment as a Legal Officer II, a person must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum post-admission experience of five (5) years from a reputable organisation;
  • Bachelor of Laws from a recognised institution;
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent from a recognised institution;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate unless exempted;
  • Certificate in computer application skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should complete EACC Form 1 online from and attach copies of ID, CV, academic/ professional certificates (certified by the issuing institution), clearances and testimonials.


All applications must be made online and will be acknowledged via an email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

To be considered, applications should be received not later than Thursday, 30th March, 2023 at 5.00 pm.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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