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(Left - Right) Hon Lady Justice Njoki S. Ndungu, Hon. Justice (Prof.) Jackton Boma  Ojwang, Hon. Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu (Deputy Chief Justice), Hon. Justice David K. Maraga (Chief Justice), Hon. Justice Mohammed K. Ibrahim, Hon. Justice Dr Smokin C. Wanjala and Hon Justice Isaac Lenaola. August 26, 2017.  

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HON. JUSTICE DAVID K. MARAGA, EGH CHIEF JUSTICE & PRESIDENT SUPREME COURT OF KENYA 







HON. DAVID KENANI MARAGA is the Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court of Kenya. Prior to his appointment as CJ, Justice Maraga was the Presiding Judge of the Court Of Appeal at Kisumu and the Chairperson of the Judiciary Committee on Elections. He was also Chairperson of the Tribunal appointed by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Kenya that investigated and ruled on the conduct of a Judge of the High Court of Kenya. Prior to his appointment as Judge of the Court of Appeal, he had served as the Presiding Judge of the Family Division of the High Court of Kenya at Nairobi; and Resident Judge at the High Court of Kenya at Nakuru.

 

Before joining the Judiciary, Justice Maraga was a legal practitioner for twenty five (25) years in conveyancing, civil and criminal litigation. He also served as the Chairman of the Rift Valley Law Society and as a member of the Constitutional Review Task Force of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, East African Union.

 

The Hon Chief Justice Maraga holds a Master of Laws (LLM) Degree from the University of Nairobi; a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the same University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Kenya School of Law. He was admitted onto the Roll of Advocates in October 1978. He is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London.

 

Justice Maraga has been a part-time Lecturer at University of Nairobi on pro bono basis and is an accomplished trainer and facilitator who has facilitated in several capacity-building workshops at the Judiciary Training Institute and the Law Society of Kenya’s Continuous Legal Education (CLE) workshops. He has presented papers in numerous local and international seminars and conducted trainings in Law. See his full bio [ Profile - CJ David Maraga CV  ]

 






HON. LADY JUSTICE PHILOMENA M. MWILU, DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE & VICE PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF KENYA



Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu is an advocate of the High Court with over 32 years experience in the legal profession. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nairobi and was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 1984.


She practised law in the firms of Muthoga Gaturu & Company and later Mutunga & Company Advocates. She thereafter worked as a senior legal manager at Jubilee Insurance Company, served as the Board secretary at the Electricity Regulatory Board, the Deputy Chairperson of the Energy Tribunal, and Director on the Board of Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company beforebeing appointed a Judge of the High Court in 2007.


Lady Justice Mwilu first served in the Commercial Division in Nairobi and later the High Court in Eldoret. She was later transferred to Nairobi where she served at the Criminal Division and subsequently headed the Environment and Land Division of the High Court. In December 2012 Lady Justice Mwilu was elevated to the Court of Appeal where she served as a Judge of Appeal until her appointment as the Deputy Chief Justice. She took the Oath of Office as the Deputy Chief Justice on October 28, 2016.

 



















 











 








              Hon Justice Isaac Lenaola

Justice Isaac Lenaola, who is an advocate of the High Court, holds a Bachelors of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi.

He served in various legal firms and as a Commissioner both at the Peoples Commission of Kenya and at the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission.

He joined the judicial service in 2003 and worked as Resident Judge in Embu, Meru, Machakos and Kakamega High Courts. As a High Court Judge, Hon Lenaola served as a Commissioner at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

Until his appointment as Judge of the Supreme Court, Judge Lenaola was the Presiding Judge of the Constitutional and Human Rights Division at the High Court in Milimani, Nairobi.  Justice Lenaola was appointed Deputy Principal Judge of the Court of First Instance of East African Court of Justice in 2011 and a Judge at the Residual Special Court for Sierra Leone in 2013.  He is President of the Advisory Council of Strathmore Institute for Advanced Studies in International Criminal Justice.













RETIRED SUPREME COURT JUDGES


CHIEF JUSTICE & PRESIDENT, SUPREME COURT OF KENYA (Rtd)            DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE & V/PRESIDENT,
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