Council of Legal Education – Setters.

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Position title: SETTERS

These are experts in any of the specific fields of Law with requisite experience. They should inter alia have an in-depth understanding of the skills expected of ATP candidates in the Advocates Training Programme (ATP). The experts are expected to set objective and quality examination questions in accordance with prescriptions of Council.

Please Note:
I. Applicants must submit a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates,
including a reliable email address and day time telephone contact.
II. Successful applicants must exhibit high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism in conformity with the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
III. Successful candidates will be required to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya and present the following documents:
1. Clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
2. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
3. Clearance certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
4. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
IV. Successful applicants will be trained and retained in the Council database for engagement on a need basis. Those who have previously served the Council in various roles are encouraged to apply.


i) LLB degree with 7 years’ experience in practice or
ii) Masters degree in Law, Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management with a minimum of 7 years teaching experience. A PhD in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
iii) Experience in setting examinations for other professional examining bodies will also be an added advantage.
iv) Ability to work within strict deadlines
Applicants should identify three (3) subject areas that they are competent in to set examinations, in order of priority.

How to Apply
Interested and eligible candidates are urged to access the detailed job descriptions of the jobs
visit our website: under careers and click on the link
Applicants should follow the following steps for application to be considered complete:
i. Email soft copies of Cover letter, CV, Certificates and any other documents
supporting their qualification to with job title and reference
number as the email subject for the job applied.
ii. A link will be auto sent to the applicants’ email to further complete the expression of interest form.
Applicants must complete both steps for their application to be deemed complete, hard copy applications will not be accepted.
Successful candidates MUST be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.
Please note that:-
Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for Council of Legal Education to respond to each application and only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing in any form disqualification and giving false information will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Council of Legal Education is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified Women and Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities are encouraged to apply and clearly state that they are women and/or have disabilities and marginalized
Applications to reach the undersigned not later than 5pm on Tuesday, 17th May, 2022.
P. O. BOX 829 – 00502




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