How to apply

Online application

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Please submit all your application documents on the following link:

The required annexures for Bursaries, Practical Vocational Training and/or Student Vacation Programme are as follows (Word, PDF or Rich Text format at 3.5 MB max each):

  • Cover/motivation letter and CV (in 1 document) clearly articulating which opportunity you are applying for
  • Certified Copy of your identity document or driver’s license
  • Certified Grade 12 (matric) results
  • Certified updated University academic transcript
Kenyan Pupillage and/or Student Vacation Programme

  • Cover/motivation letter and updated CV
  • Certified Copies of all academic certificates and transcripts (secondary school and university)
  • Certified copy of your national identity card or passport

Please note that to be considered for a pupillage position in our Nairobi office, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • 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. (Please contact KSL for further details about admission requirements.)
  • hold an LLB degree from a Kenyan or foreign university with no less than an upper second-class honours
  • hold a KCSE Certificate (or equivalent) with A or A-; or
  • hold a KCPE Certificate (or equivalent) with A or A-

Please note that we are not in a position to consider an incomplete application for any of our law graduate opportunities.

Winter Vacation Programme (June/July 2023) - Application dates - 1 March 2023 - 31 March 2023
Summer Vacation Programme (December 2023) - Application dates - 1 September 2023 - 30 September 2023
Bursaries (2024) - Application dates - 1 August 2023 - 31 August 2023
Kenya Pupillage - Application deadline - 28 April 2023

For any queries related to your application please email us at