Senior Legal Officer at KIPPRA

  • Company: KIPPRA
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

To ensure proper advisory to the Executive Director and the Board on legal issues that arise in the day-to-day operations of KIPPRA; and advising on legislative and other measures that affect the Board.


  • Liaising with external law firms on litigations by preparing witness statements and collecting evidence;
  • Providing legal opinion on matters pertaining to KIPPRA;
  • Updating the Institute on new relevant legislations;
  • Filing periodic statutory returns with the regulators;
  • Drawing standard contract templates;
  • Reviewing contract agreements, leases and other legal documents;
  • Undertaking research on legal issues relating to KIPPRA;
  • Ensuring compliance with Laws, regulations, standards and codes;
  • Monitoring and evaluate compliance with regulations, contractual obligations and policies and implement corrective actions;
  • Conducting investigations on court cases on matters before filing suit; and
  • Maintaining safe custody of contracts and legal documents


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Master’s Degree in Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law
  • Minimum period of three (3) years post admission in Legal Affairs;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing
  • Proficiency in computer skills;
  • Management course lasting not less than 2 weeks


  • Knowledge and experience in corporate and commercial law.
  • Knowledge and exposure to finance sector laws, regulations, rules & guidelines.
  • Ability to prepare contracts and various relevant legal documents.
  • Experience in legislative drafting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

How to Apply

All applications to be addressed to:

The Executive Director,

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,

Upper Hill, Bishop Gardens Towers, 2nd Floor Bishop Road,

P.O. Box 56445, Nairobi, 00200 City Square,

Tel: 2719933/4, Fax 2719951

Nairobi, Kenya.

All Email applications to be sent to:

Applications should reach the Institute, not later than close of business on Monday 13TH May 2019 at 17:00 hrs

Late applications will not be accepted, and ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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