List of Senior Counsels in Kenya: On Monday 20th July, President Uhuru Kenyatta conferred senior counsel status on 24 lawyers thus raising the number of senior counsels in Kenya to above 50 from the previous 31.
To qualify as a senior counsel, a person must have been an advocate of the High Court for more than 15 years or contributed to the development of the legal profession through scholarly writings and presentations.
Senior counsel enjoys several privileges, among them being allocated special seats in court, wearing special robes and preference in judicial matters.
When the senior lawyers appear before a tribunal, they wear sleeved waistcoats similar to those adorned by Court of Appeal judges.
They also have a special space in time slots and their matters are heard and dispensed with first.
Section 20 of the Advocates Act in Kenya also provides the senior counsels precedence in addressing the court before any advocate, only the Attorney General and the Director of Public Prosecutions supersedes them.
Here is the list of all Lawyers in Kenya who have been conferred with the senior counsel title.
List Of Senior Counsels In Kenya
|1||Prof. Githu Muigai|
|6||Paul K. Muite|
|8||George Odinga Oraro|
|10||George Benedict M. Kariuki|
|12||Fred Oliver N’cruba Ojiambo|
|17||Ramnik Shah Raishi|
|18||Gibson Kamau Kuria|
|19||Samuel Njoroge Waruhiu|
|20||Mohammed Z.U.A. Malik|
|211||Joe Wandago Okwach|
|22||Paul Matheri Wamae|
|24||Mr Pheroze Eruch Nowrojee|
|26||Kenneth Alison Fraser|
|27||Joyce Miguda Majiwa|
|28||Lucy Muthoni Kambuni|
|33||OM Parkash Nagpal|
|34||Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka|
|35||Martha Wangari Karua|
|38||Charles Waweru Gatonye|
|39||Pravin Kumar Bowry|
|40||Fackson Wainaina Kagwe|
|43||Beautah Alukhava Siganga|
|46||aib Ali Taib Bajabir|
|49||John M. Ohaga|
|51||Patricia Mande Nyaundi|
|52||Dorcas Agik Odhong Oduor|
|53||Abdikadir Hussein Mohamed|
|54||John Mugwimi Chigiti|
|55||Paul Otiende Amolo|
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