JK Bosek & Co. Advocates offers places each year to aspiring lawyers who wish to complete their training and qualify as Kenyan Advocates over a mandatory two year pupillage programme.

To be considered for pupillage, you must be eligible to be admitted as a student at the Kenya School of Law “KSL” which requires that you have a Law Degree from a recognised university and be a citizen of Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania.

At JK Bosek & Co. Advocates pupillage is an intense two year Programme which includes the one year spent at KSL.

The Programme

Pupils join us in January for one year after completing their year at KSL. We do provide our Pupils with an allowance during the pupillage period. We offer an exciting and rewarding programme where Pupils are mentored in both litigation and commercial departments to gain an all round hands on experience.

Interviews for pupillage take place on or about August each year. You should apply to us well before then as competition for places is stiff.


Pupillage applications should comprise of your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter. Your CV should include the formal requirements spiced with a personal touch and must state your:

  • Citizenship
  • Education giving grades attained (provide copies of transcripts)
  • Work experience, if any
  • Other relevant experience: (university positions, voluntary work, etc).
  • Referees (from work or university only, must be or have been your direct supervisor)