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Tax and Regulatory Services 2021 Pupillage Opportunity

Tax and Regulatory Services 2021 Pupillage Opportunity

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KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, with an industry focus. The aim of KPMG is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, people, and the capital markets. KPMG has a notable ‘African Footprint’ and is well used to serving clients across the continent. Our East Africa practice comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The Nairobi office serves as the regional coordinating office providing the required networking to facilitate delivery of services on a timely basis to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.


The firm has started a pupillage program to provide an opportunity for young lawyers to develop into commercial business lawyers and advocates through the experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams within the firm to offer complete, rounded solutions for clients through its tax and regulatory services department.

Learning objectives

The areas of focus during the 3-month program for purposes of instruction and supervision are: 

  • Tax/legal research; 
  •  Contract review and drafting of commercial agreements; 
  •  Company set up and related legal support;
  •  Drafting tax opinions and related documents;
  •  Tax advisory;
  •  Drafting inter and intra office correspondence
  •  Client care and engagement planning;
  •  Practice management essentials - timesheets, billings and collections; and
  •  Such other work as shall be directed by the Pupil master from time to time.

Qualifications and experience

  • An LL.B. degree with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division)
  • Must be admitted to the Advocates Training Programme at the Kenya School of Law
  • Internship or previous working experience would be an added advantage


Skills and attributes

  •  Good communication skills both written and oral
  •  Ability to work as a member of a team sharing knowledge and providing guidance and technical advice where necessary
  •  A high aptitude for learning and innovation
  •  A self-driven and result oriented individual able to work with minimum supervision
  •  Willingness to think ‘outside the box’; and
  •  A high standard of integrity.

We offer

  •  Exciting unparalleled exposure to advisory skills, competencies and tools;
  •  Continuous learning and development;
  •  Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams; and
  •  Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.


If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your CV on or before 28 February 2021 giving details of your qualifications and experience to strictly quote Tax and Regulatory Services 2021 Pupillage.

*Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*