CR Advocates LLP – Pupil.

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Pupils – 3 Positions

In undertaking the pupillage programme the pupil will get access to:

  1. Mentorship and on the job training;
  2. Direct exposure to various areas of practice within the law firm;
  3. Execution the duties of an advocate (however not fully);
  4. Interaction with highly skilled and competent Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Drafting pleadings, commercial documents, perfection of securities documents and other documents within the firm’s practice areas for review and guidance by the pupil master.
  • In the company of Advocates, take client instructions, attend court and registries.
  • Filling and perusal of files.
  • Reading through the cases allocated to them and identifying reportable cases as per the Law Reporting Policy.
  • Preparation of case summaries for the cases identified as reportable as per the Law Reporting Policy.
  • Analyzing case law and synthesizing the trend of jurisprudence within a particular area of law.
  • Researching on precedent setting authorities within varied jurisdictions of common law
  • Liaising with judicial offers and judicial researchers in order to keep abreast with the development of jurisprudence within a given area of law
  • Writing analytical summaries of written arguments or evidence and assessing the argument in light of academic legal literature and case law
  • Carrying out research on changes which have taken place in the Laws of Kenya so as to facilitate revision of statutes
  • Conducting situational analysis of the legal systems.
  • Filling of LSK workbook weekly.
  • A current practicing certificate, or have completed a practical legal training course
  • Discuss learning and mentorship progress regularly.

Minimum Requirements

To qualify for a pupillage position with CR Advocates LLP, applicants must:

    • Have been admitted to the Advocates Training Programme at the Kenya School of Law in its current academic year and completed exams.
    • Hold an LLB degree from a reputable and qualified institution with no less than an upper second class honours;
    • Have interned in a law firm for at least 3-6 months from the time of joining campus.
    • Hold a KCSE Certificate (or equivalent) with a mean B average and a B grade in English;
    • Excellent professional conduct, etiquette and good work ethics.
    • Excellent communications skills in both verbal and written.
    • Computer literate.

How To Apply

Individuals who meet the above requirements should send their applications with a detailed CV and a cover letter, stating the position applying for, your expected remuneration package to the email below to reach the Firm on or before 5th May 2022.

Applications should be emailed to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications without expected remuneration will not be contacted.

CR Advocates LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and what they bring to the workplace.




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