County Attorney

at Muranga County
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted February 7, 2023
Category Legal
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


The Muranga County Assembly Service Board (CASB) is. established pursuant to section 12 (1) of the County Governments Act 2012 as a body corporate with perpetual succession. It has four members: Hon. Speaker of the Assembly as the chairperson.; Leader of Majority as the vice-chairperson and the deputy speaker and one person resident in the county appointed by the county assembly from among persons who have knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly. The Clerk to the Assembly is the Secretary to the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Reporting to the County Secretary, the County Attorney will be responsible for:
  • Overall review formulation and implementation of legal policies in the mandate of the county;
  • Advising the County Executive on all legal and constitutional issues including contracts and legislative matters;
  • Drafting bills and reviewing legal documents /instruments;
  • Liaising with National Government and other Government Agencies on legal issues; and
  • Perform any other function conferred on the office by an Act of the County Assembly,Senate or by the Governor or as may be necessary for the effective discharge of the duties of and in exercise of the powers of the County Attorney.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, one must have:

  • Served for at least ten (10) years, three (3) of which should be at a senior management level in the public sector or corporate sector or a reputable law firm:
  • A Bachelor of Laws degree LLB from a recognized university.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Services from the Council of Legal Education and be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Holder of a current practicing certificate;
  • Demonstrated managerial administrative and professional competence;
  • Satisfy requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Certificate in computer application skills,
  • Clearance certificate from the Law Society of Kenya and Advocate Complaints Commission.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity.
  • A Master’s Degree and or other relevant post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage
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