The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is Kenya’s premier bar association, with membership of all practicing advocates, currently numbering over thirteen thousand members. It has the mandate to advise and assist members of the legal profession, the government and the larger public in all matters relating to the administration of justice in Kenya. The Society was established by an Act of Parliament – The Law Society of Kenya Act (Chapter 18 of the Laws of Kenya). The Law Society in its present form was formed in 1948 by section 3 of the Law Society of Kenya Ordinance, 1949. That Act was later repealed by the current Law Society of Kenya Act, which came into force on 30th October, 1992. Our Vision The vision of the Law Society of Kenya is to empower our members and promote good governance and the just rule of law. Our Mission The Law Society of Kenya mission is to be a world recognized bar association in the provision of quality services, fostering advocacy and the rule of law.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist in Implementation of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme
- Assist to manage, coordinate and implement the Continuing Professional Development Programme, activities and events
- Assist to co-ordinate the affairs of the Committee on Continuing Professional Development
- Assist to conceptualize and Develop Programme ideas in line with the mandate of the Society’s objectives and Strategic Plan
- Assist in preparing and producing timely Reports
- Assist with the publication of the CPD Digest
- Any other duties as may be assigned by the Secretary/CEO
- At the time of applying, have been admitted to the Advocates Training Programme at the Kenya School of Law (KSL) in its current academic year
- Hold an LLB degree from a recognized university
- Candidates afforded pupillage in the past by Law Society are not eligible to apply.