Kenya Trade Network Agency (KENTRADE) – Legal Officer.

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Legal Officer – KTNA 7

Job Title:                                    Legal Officer

Reports to:                              Assistant Manager, Legal Affairs

Duty Station:                        Nairobi

Purpose for the Job

Assists in providing legal advice to the Organization for it to make informed Legal decisions and ensuring that the Agency’s legal obligations are met in accordance with its mandate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Receiving sermons for litigation matters;
  2. Drafting court pleadings, managing Court diaries and files and Preparing reports on litigation matters;
  3. Responding to correspondences and issues arising out of all court matters;
  4. Liaise with external counsel regarding the supply of information and materials relating to complex cases;
  5. Draw up, review and submit service level agreements, contracts, agreements and other legal documents in which the Organization is a party;
  6. Maintaining records of contracts, leases, loan agreements and the covenants therein.
  7. Ensure that insurance policies and performance bonds for contractors are always up to date and inform Contractors to renew performance bonds;
  8. Undertaking legal research;
  9. Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

  1. Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Law of Kenya School of Law
  3. Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  4. Member of The Law Society of Kenya with a Valid practicing Certificate
  5. Must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  6. Relevant experience shall be an added advantage


Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter, curriculum vitae (that contains details of qualifications, work experience, email and telephone contacts including names, telephone and email contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates’ previous work experience) and copies of all certificates & relevant testimonials.

  1. Visit:
  2. Create a user account
  3. Create your profile – Edit your profile if you already have an account.
  • The information on the profile is split into tabs that the user must fill out before submitting a job application which includes the following;
  1. Biodata – General Contact information about the applicant
  2. Academic qualifications – with the certificates attached;
  3. Professional qualifications – with the certificates attached;
  4. Employment history – Record of previous employers
  5. Referees
  6. Attach application letter, CV
  7. Input current and expected salary;
  8. Submit application;
  9. Click My Applications to check or confirm if your application has been successfully submitted;

All applications must be received not later than close of business Monday June 06, 2022.

KenTrade values diversity therefore women and Persons with Disability (PWD) are strongly encouraged to apply.




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