Deputy Commissioner – Legal Services (Re-advertisement)
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Experience 5 – 10 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field Administration / Secretarial
Purpose of the job:

Oversees the functions and operations of the Legal Services Division, and provision of all legal advice on matters affecting the Authority.

Key Responsibilities of the job:

  • Lead pre-litigation processes between KRA and other parties and guide the preparation of Memoranda of
  • Understanding, bilateral and multilateral legal instruments with tax implications.
  • Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • Interpret relevant legislation and advise Management and relevant Departments on changes in Law.
  • Make legislative proposals on amendments of fiscal laws.
  • Monitor post litigation revenue recovery on concluded cases by revenue Departments.
    Candidate profile

The job holder should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB).
  • A Postgraduate diploma in Law.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Possess a valid Practicing Certificate (LSK).
  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years post admission experience in commercial law and litigation practice
  • At least five (5) of which should be in a senior management position in a comparable organization.
  • In addition, the candidate should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:
  • Strong administrative, managerial and leadership skills
  • Excellent decision making skills and capabilities
  • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Resilient, focused and results oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.


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