County Solicitor Job in Kenya

County Solicitor


  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Be a holder of a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of not less than five (5) years post-admission experience

  • A Masters Degree in Law will be an added advantage.
  • Be a member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  • Knowledge in records of relevant laws and professional standards.
  • Certificate in Computer applications from an institution recognized in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
The County Solicitor will report to the County Attorney and his/her duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate representation of the County Executive in court or in any other legal proceedings to which the county executive is a party or has interest;
  • Prepare legal opinion to County Executive on legislative and other legal matters;
  • Negotiate, draft, vet and interpret documents and agreements for and on behalf of the county executive;
  • Formulate and review county laws in consultation with the relevant bodies;
  • Supervise litigation, drafting and conveyance;
  • Prepare cabinet memoranda;
  • Oversee the finances and asset management of the office of the County Attorney;
  • Overall supervision, control, discipline, training and development of staff in the County Attorney office;
  • Support in drafting and Publication of legislative proposals for the County Government;
  • Ensure compliance with national, regional and international legal instruments, identifying and acting on impediments and constraints to the implementation of laws and policies;
  • Design, facilitate and implement prioritized programs

How to Apply

Each application should be accompanied by some detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and transcripts, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.
All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the top left side the position applied for so as to reach the undersigned on or before 4th July, 2023 by 5.00 pm.
Applications should be addressed to:

P.O. BOX 10-60406

Tharaka Nithi County is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. Applicants comprising persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.
Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.