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The Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal of Kenya is established under Article164 of the constitution of Kenya and consists of a number of judges, being not fewer than twelve. The Court of Appeal handles appeals arising over the decisions of the High Court as well as any other court or Tribunal as provided for in Law. The court comprises a maximum of 30 Judges. The Judges of the Court of Appeal elect a President from among themselves. The Court of Appeal has been decentralized and currently has a total of six registries namely; Nairobi, Mombasa, Nyeri, Kisumu, Nakuru and Eldoret.

Court of Appeal of Kenya Practice Directions.

The Honorable President of the Court of Appeal of Kenya formally issued the Court of Appeal Civil Appeals and Applications Practice Directions on Thursday the 19th March, 2015. The Practice Directions are in force effective from the date of issue.

 COA hosts UK solicitors 

Court of Appeal President, Justice William Ouko (4th L) is joined by visiting solicitors from Hugh James firm in the UK, they paid a courtesy call on the Court.

 

 

Title
Statement by Chief Justice David Maraga on Judiciary Budget Cuts
 1 file(s)  73 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches, Statements November 4, 2019 Download
Remarks by CJ David Maraga delivered on his behalf by Justice William Ouko, the President of the Court of Appeal at Devolution Conference, 2019 on 5th March 2019 at Kirinyaga University, Kirinyaga County
 1 file(s)  64 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, PCA Speeches, Speeches March 6, 2019 Download
Remarks by Justice Hannah Okwengu, President of KWJA
 1 file(s)  29 downloads
Judges Speeches, Other Speeches November 30, 2018 Download
Lady Justice Lydia Achode, Principal Judge High Court maiden speech
 1 file(s)  19 downloads
Judges Speeches, PJ speeches, Speeches June 13, 2018 Download
Speech by Justice Agnes Murgor during launch of Performance Management & Measurement Understandings Evaluation Report, 2016/2017 on April 27, 2018
 1 file(s)  36 downloads
Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches April 27, 2018 Download
Speech by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at opening of National Alternative Dispute Resolution Stakeholders’ forum
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches April 12, 2018 Download
Keynote address by CJ David Maraga during the 9th Annual African Development Conference at Harvard Law School
 1 file(s)  52 downloads
CJ Speeches, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches April 12, 2018 Download
Hon. Lady Justice Lesiit Speech ODPP Case Review Initiative 22.01.2018
 1 file(s)  21 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Speech delivered by the Hon. Mr. Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki, the President of the Court of Appeal at the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of BAH?’U’LL?H, founder of the BAHÁ’I FAITH on Saturday 11th November, 2017 at the Tribe Hotel, Nairobi.
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Keynote address by Lady Justice Pauline Nyamweya during Machakos County Court Users Committee and Chiefs sensitisation Workshop on Dispute Resolution in the Law of Succession, Land Matters and the Sexual Offences Act 10th-11th November 2017 at Maanzoni Lodge, Machakos County.
 1 file(s)  31 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Speech by Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki, President, Court Of Appeal at the 26th graduation ceremony of st. Paul’s University. October 6, 2017.
 1 file(s)  17 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Remarks by Lady Justice Jessie Lesiit at the Nairobi County Criminal Court Users Committee open day held on March 24, 2017 at Kangemi Primary School, Nairobi.
 1 file(s)  13 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
The Hon. Mr. Justice P. Kihara-Kariuki, PCA, at the Court of Appeal EDR Training held on the 15th-19th March, 2017 at the Pride Inn Hotel, Mombasa.
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Speech by Hon. Mr. Justice A. Mabeya, Presiding Judge, Meru High Court during the Githongo Law Courts Court Users’ Open Day held on 1st March, 2017.
 1 file(s)  20 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Opening Speech by Hon. J. L. Tamar – Principal Magistrate during Eldama Ravine Law Courts Open Day held on Thursday 26th January 2016.
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
President Court of Appeal speech during the launch of CJ’s Strategic Blueprint.
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download

To access the Court of Appeal Cause List, Visit http://kenyalaw.org

Title
Statement by Chief Justice David Maraga on Judiciary Budget Cuts
 1 file(s)  73 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches, Statements November 4, 2019 Download
Remarks by CJ David Maraga delivered on his behalf by Justice William Ouko, the President of the Court of Appeal at Devolution Conference, 2019 on 5th March 2019 at Kirinyaga University, Kirinyaga County
 1 file(s)  64 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, PCA Speeches, Speeches March 6, 2019 Download
Remarks by Justice Hannah Okwengu, President of KWJA
 1 file(s)  29 downloads
Judges Speeches, Other Speeches November 30, 2018 Download
Lady Justice Lydia Achode, Principal Judge High Court maiden speech
 1 file(s)  19 downloads
Judges Speeches, PJ speeches, Speeches June 13, 2018 Download
Speech by Justice Agnes Murgor during launch of Performance Management & Measurement Understandings Evaluation Report, 2016/2017 on April 27, 2018
 1 file(s)  36 downloads
Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches April 27, 2018 Download
Speech by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at opening of National Alternative Dispute Resolution Stakeholders’ forum
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches April 12, 2018 Download
Keynote address by CJ David Maraga during the 9th Annual African Development Conference at Harvard Law School
 1 file(s)  52 downloads
CJ Speeches, Judges Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches April 12, 2018 Download
Hon. Lady Justice Lesiit Speech ODPP Case Review Initiative 22.01.2018
 1 file(s)  21 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Speech delivered by the Hon. Mr. Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki, the President of the Court of Appeal at the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of BAH?’U’LL?H, founder of the BAHÁ’I FAITH on Saturday 11th November, 2017 at the Tribe Hotel, Nairobi.
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Keynote address by Lady Justice Pauline Nyamweya during Machakos County Court Users Committee and Chiefs sensitisation Workshop on Dispute Resolution in the Law of Succession, Land Matters and the Sexual Offences Act 10th-11th November 2017 at Maanzoni Lodge, Machakos County.
 1 file(s)  31 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Speech by Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki, President, Court Of Appeal at the 26th graduation ceremony of st. Paul’s University. October 6, 2017.
 1 file(s)  17 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Remarks by Lady Justice Jessie Lesiit at the Nairobi County Criminal Court Users Committee open day held on March 24, 2017 at Kangemi Primary School, Nairobi.
 1 file(s)  13 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
The Hon. Mr. Justice P. Kihara-Kariuki, PCA, at the Court of Appeal EDR Training held on the 15th-19th March, 2017 at the Pride Inn Hotel, Mombasa.
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Speech by Hon. Mr. Justice A. Mabeya, Presiding Judge, Meru High Court during the Githongo Law Courts Court Users’ Open Day held on 1st March, 2017.
 1 file(s)  20 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
Opening Speech by Hon. J. L. Tamar – Principal Magistrate during Eldama Ravine Law Courts Open Day held on Thursday 26th January 2016.
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download
President Court of Appeal speech during the launch of CJ’s Strategic Blueprint.
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Judges Speeches, Speeches March 1, 2018 Download

 

COURT OF APPEAL JUDGES

  1. Mr. Justice William Ouko – President Court of Appeal –  NAIROBI
  2. Mr. Justice E. M. Githinji – NAIROBI
  3. Mr. Justice Philip N. Waki – NAIROBI
  4. Mr. Justice A. R. M. Visram – MALINDI
  5. Lady Justice R. Nambuye – NYERI
  6. Lady Justice Wanjiru Karanja – NAIROBI
  7. Lady Justice Martha K. Koome – NAIROBI
  8. Lady Justice H. M. Okwengu  – NAIROBI
  9. Mr. Justice M. Warsame (Commissioner to the JSC) – NAIROBI
  10. Mr. Justice M.S.A. Makhandia – KISUMU
  11. Mr. Justice Daniel K. Musinga – NYERI
  12. Mr. Justice Patrick O. Kiage – KISUMU
  13. Mr. Justice S. Gatembu Kairu – MALINDI
  14. Mr. Justice Kathurima M’inoti – Director JTI, NAIROBI
  15. Lady Justice Agnes K. Murgor   – MALINDI
  16. Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale   – NAIROBI
  17. Lady Justice Jamila Mohammed – NAIROBI
  18. Mr. Justice (Prof) James Odek – KISUMU
  19. Mr. Justice Sankale Ole Kantai – NAIROBI

 

 

 

Retired Court of Appeal Judges 

  1. Hon. Mr Justice John Mwera
  2. Hon. Justice Mr. Festus Azangalala
  3. Hon. Justice Mr. George B. M. Kariuki

Court of Appeal Contacts

Court of Appeal, Nairobi

P.O Box 30187

00100

Nairobi

Email: courtofappealnrb@court.go.ke

courtofappealnrb@gmail.com

 

Court of Appeal, Nyeri

P.O Box 70

Nyeri

Email: nyericourtofappeal@court.go.ke

 

Court of Appeal, Kisumu

P.O Box 126

Kisumu

Email: courtofappealksm@court.go.ke

 

Court of Appeal, Malindi

P.O Box 2

Malindi

Email: courtofappealmld@court.go.ke

 

Nakuru, Court of Appeal Registry

P.O. Box 61

Nakuru

Email: courtofappealnkr@court.go.ke

 

Eldoret, Court of Appeal Registry

P.O. Box 141

Eldoret

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