Courts

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.

 

 

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Chief Justice David Maraga key note address at official opening of the East Africa Arbitration Conference
 1 file(s)  18 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches August 29, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga at Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  63 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches August 21, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at official opening of new court building at Nyamira
 1 file(s)  23 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches August 16, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga at the official opening of a new court building at Vihiga Law Courts
 1 file(s)  44 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches July 12, 2019 Download
Speech by Chief Justice David Maraga at official launch of the Third Cycle Performance Management and Measurement Understandings Evaluation Report
 1 file(s)  47 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches June 20, 2019 Download
Remarks by Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu at ELC Annual Judges Conference in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  59 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches June 6, 2019 Download
Remarks by Chief Justice David Maraga at the Oxford Union Conference, 4th June 2019, Oxford University, United Kingdom
 1 file(s)  210 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches June 5, 2019 Download
Remarks by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at during the EDR debrief for Court of Appeal Judges in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches May 30, 2019 Download
Speech by CRJ Anne Amadi at PMMU report launch
 1 file(s)  38 downloads
CRJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches May 20, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga the Peer Learning Seminar between Spain & Kenya on Criminal Justice System in relation to Gender-Based Violence
 1 file(s)  0 download
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches May 16, 2019 Please login to download
Remarks by Court of Appeal President Justice William Ouko at opening of the Court of Appeal, Mombasa. April 12, 2019
 1 file(s)  43 downloads
Downloads, Other Speeches, PCA Speeches, Speeches April 15, 2019 Download
Chief Justice David Maraga Talking Notes for the Swearing in of the Inspector General of Police
 1 file(s)  33 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches April 8, 2019 Download
CJ David Maraga Speech during the admission ceremony of advocates to the Bar, March 13, 2019
 1 file(s)  49 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches March 13, 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
Speech by CJ Maraga during presentation of the State of the Judiciary & the Administration of Justice Annual Report, 2017 – 2018
 1 file(s)  60 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches March 1, 2019 Download
Remarks by Justice Hannah Okwengu, President of KWJA
 1 file(s)  29 downloads
Judges Speeches, Other Speeches November 30, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at Women Justice Actors regional conference
 1 file(s)  58 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches November 30, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at 2018 EAMJA Annual Conference in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  67 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches October 23, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at launch of the Criminal Procedure Bench Book
 1 file(s)  1781 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches September 21, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at High Security Kahawa Court Ground Breaking Ceremony
 1 file(s)  2844 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches September 17, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga at the Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  105 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches August 20, 2018 Download
Speech by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  45 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches August 20, 2018 Download
Remarks by Justice William Ouko, President, Court of Appeal, at luncheon in honour of the AG and immediate former President of the Court of Appeal Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki
 1 file(s)  99 downloads
Downloads, Other Speeches, PCA Speeches June 8, 2018 Download
CJ speech at the Environment and Land Court Judges 2018 Annual Conference, Mombasa
 1 file(s)  51 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches June 5, 2018 Download
Speech by Chief Justice David K. Maraga at the 2018 Diaspora Conference Dallas, Texas, USA. 25 May 2018
 1 file(s)  36 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches May 30, 2018 Download
Remarks by the CJ David Maraga at the Installation Ceremony of the Principal Judge Lady Justice Lydia Awino Achode, Milimani Law Courts, Nairobi 15th May, 2018
 1 file(s)  21 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches May 15, 2018 Download
Remarks by Deputy CJ Mwilu during the Open Day for the Employment & Labour Relations Court Milimani Law Courts 4th May 2018
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches May 14, 2018 Download
Keynote Address by Chief Justice David Maraga during EACC Workshop Nanyuki, on May 8, 2018
 1 file(s)  17 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches May 9, 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
Remarks by CJ David Maraga during the launch of Performance Management and Measurement Understandings Evaluation Report, 2016/2017 on April 27, 2018
 1 file(s)  41 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, 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

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Title
Chief Justice David Maraga key note address at official opening of the East Africa Arbitration Conference
 1 file(s)  18 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches August 29, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga at Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  63 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches August 21, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at official opening of new court building at Nyamira
 1 file(s)  23 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches August 16, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga at the official opening of a new court building at Vihiga Law Courts
 1 file(s)  44 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches July 12, 2019 Download
Speech by Chief Justice David Maraga at official launch of the Third Cycle Performance Management and Measurement Understandings Evaluation Report
 1 file(s)  47 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches June 20, 2019 Download
Remarks by Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu at ELC Annual Judges Conference in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  59 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches June 6, 2019 Download
Remarks by Chief Justice David Maraga at the Oxford Union Conference, 4th June 2019, Oxford University, United Kingdom
 1 file(s)  210 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches June 5, 2019 Download
Remarks by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at during the EDR debrief for Court of Appeal Judges in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches May 30, 2019 Download
Speech by CRJ Anne Amadi at PMMU report launch
 1 file(s)  38 downloads
CRJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches May 20, 2019 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga the Peer Learning Seminar between Spain & Kenya on Criminal Justice System in relation to Gender-Based Violence
 1 file(s)  0 download
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches May 16, 2019 Please login to download
Remarks by Court of Appeal President Justice William Ouko at opening of the Court of Appeal, Mombasa. April 12, 2019
 1 file(s)  43 downloads
Downloads, Other Speeches, PCA Speeches, Speeches April 15, 2019 Download
Chief Justice David Maraga Talking Notes for the Swearing in of the Inspector General of Police
 1 file(s)  33 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches April 8, 2019 Download
CJ David Maraga Speech during the admission ceremony of advocates to the Bar, March 13, 2019
 1 file(s)  49 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches March 13, 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
Speech by CJ Maraga during presentation of the State of the Judiciary & the Administration of Justice Annual Report, 2017 – 2018
 1 file(s)  60 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches March 1, 2019 Download
Remarks by Justice Hannah Okwengu, President of KWJA
 1 file(s)  29 downloads
Judges Speeches, Other Speeches November 30, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at Women Justice Actors regional conference
 1 file(s)  58 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches November 30, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at 2018 EAMJA Annual Conference in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  67 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches October 23, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at launch of the Criminal Procedure Bench Book
 1 file(s)  1781 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches September 21, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ Maraga at High Security Kahawa Court Ground Breaking Ceremony
 1 file(s)  2844 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches September 17, 2018 Download
Speech by CJ David Maraga at the Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  105 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches August 20, 2018 Download
Speech by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at Judges’ Colloquium in Mombasa
 1 file(s)  45 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches August 20, 2018 Download
Remarks by Justice William Ouko, President, Court of Appeal, at luncheon in honour of the AG and immediate former President of the Court of Appeal Justice Paul Kihara Kariuki
 1 file(s)  99 downloads
Downloads, Other Speeches, PCA Speeches June 8, 2018 Download
CJ speech at the Environment and Land Court Judges 2018 Annual Conference, Mombasa
 1 file(s)  51 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches June 5, 2018 Download
Speech by Chief Justice David K. Maraga at the 2018 Diaspora Conference Dallas, Texas, USA. 25 May 2018
 1 file(s)  36 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches, Speeches May 30, 2018 Download
Remarks by the CJ David Maraga at the Installation Ceremony of the Principal Judge Lady Justice Lydia Awino Achode, Milimani Law Courts, Nairobi 15th May, 2018
 1 file(s)  21 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches May 15, 2018 Download
Remarks by Deputy CJ Mwilu during the Open Day for the Employment & Labour Relations Court Milimani Law Courts 4th May 2018
 1 file(s)  27 downloads
DCJ Speeches, Downloads, Other Speeches May 14, 2018 Download
Keynote Address by Chief Justice David Maraga during EACC Workshop Nanyuki, on May 8, 2018
 1 file(s)  17 downloads
CJ Speeches, Other Speeches, Speeches May 9, 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
Remarks by CJ David Maraga during the launch of Performance Management and Measurement Understandings Evaluation Report, 2016/2017 on April 27, 2018
 1 file(s)  41 downloads
CJ Speeches, Downloads, 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

 

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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