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County Attorney Job, Legal Jobs 2021,

Pursuant to the provision of County Government Act , No. 17 of 2012 section 45, 59 (1) (b) the West Pokot County Public Service Board wishes to consider applications from highly qualified results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointments to the following positions:-



  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of LLB degree from a reputable and recognized university;
  • Have a postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education and be admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current Practicing Certificate;
  • Master’s degree from a reputable University will be an added advantage;
  • Be a member of Law Society of Kenya in good standing;
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than Five (5) years professional experience with at least 3 years in public Sector in Kenya;
  • Meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Highly developed negotiation and inter-personal skills.
  • Effective legal research and report writing
  • High level of integrity and
  • ICT proficient


The County Attorney shall:

  • Be the principal legal adviser to the County Executive Committee and as such shall attend the meetings of the County Executive Committee as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee;
  • Represent the County Executive in court or in any other legal proceedings to which the County Executive is a party, other than criminal proceedings and manage the litigation and dispute resolution function of the County;
  • Advise E the Governor, County Executive Committee Members and all departments in the county executive and agencies on legislative and other legal matters;
  • Undertake legal research on matters that affect the County Government and promote the compliance with the law by the County Executive;
  • Be the depository of all County laws and legal documents, agreements, MoUs, and other title documents of the County including title deeds and Logbooks;
  • Have custody of the County Seal and keep record of all instruments executed by
  • Prosecute offences resulting from the County legislations in County Courts;
  • Negotiate, draft, vet and interpret documents and agreements, MoUs, treaties and other legal instruments for and on behalf of the County Executive and its agencies;
  • Be responsible for the revision of county laws, policies and coordinate the publication in the relevant Gazette of all Policies, Regulations and Acts of the County Assembly;
  • Liaise with the Office of the Attorney-General when need arises;
  • Liaise with the Office of the County Attorney in any other County when need arises and on matters of mutual interest; and
  • Perform any other function as may be necessary for the effective discharge of the duties and the exercise of the powers of the County

Terms of Service

  • 6 years Contract non-renewable.
  •  Salary as prescribed by SRC.

How to Apply

You can access the advertisement details on our website and submit online applications through our email

All application should be submitted on or before Thursday 27thMay, 2021 to

Ag. Secretary/CEO

West Pokot County Public Service Board P.O Box 577 – 30600


  • The County Government of West Pokot is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women, person living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority Communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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