Legal Expert Job in Kenya

The expert is required to develop an online self-paced certification course on a rights-based approach to enforcing environmental and climate rights. The assignment also requires the expert to develop a pro se litigants manual that will be a comprehensive guide for individuals representing themselves (pro se) in environmental, land and climate litigation before the ELC.

The expert will be responsible for performing the following duties:

Develop a n online self-paced course on a rights-based approach to effectively adjudicating environmental, land, and climate rights.

Develop a Pro-Se Litigant’s Manual with relevant resources and tools to facilitate self-representation on legal matters as a critical component of ensuring the judicial system is accessible to all justice seekers.

Facilitate at least four inclusive validation forums for the above-mentioned products.


The Consultant will deliver the following;

An inception report, including an annotated outline indicating an understanding of the assignment, a proposed work plan for the execution of the assignment, methodology, and timelines by the 7th day upon signing the contract.

An online self-paced course on a rights-based approach to effectively adjudicating environmental, land, and climate rights.

A pro-se litigant’s manual in a ready-to-print format.

Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in law, public policy, environmental studies, development studies or any other related degree from a university recognized in Kenya.

A master’s degree in any of the above fields is an added advantage.

Demonstrated experience in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Policies, and guidelines as an added advantage.

Minimum of 12 year’s experience in environmental and climate justice issues.

Technical competencies

Demonstrated competencies in public policy development, including experience in developing service charters, developing guidelines, or monitoring tools.

Experience in designing environmental policies, strategies, and public campaigns.

Experience in designing environmental and climate justice guidelines.

Excellent knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to environment and climate change.

Experience working within or providing technical advisory services on environmental and climate change matters.

Excellent analytical, writing, and editing skills.

Excellent work ethic founded on integrity, impartiality, and confidentiality principles.

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