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.

 

 

Title
State of the Judiciary & the Administration of Justice Annual Report, 2017 – 2018
 1 file(s)  92 downloads
2017 - 2018, Downloads, Publications, Reports, State of the Judiciary Reports March 5, 2019 Download
Court Annexed Mediation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
 1 file(s)  24 downloads
Downloads, Publications February 12, 2019 Download
The Judiciary Mediation Manual
 1 file(s)  63 downloads
Downloads, Publications February 12, 2019 Download
Criminal Procedure Bench Book
 1 file(s)  1062 downloads
Downloads, Publications September 21, 2018 Download
Report of the Judiciary Technical Committee on Criminal Procedure Bench Book
 1 file(s)  129 downloads
Downloads, Publications September 21, 2018 Download
Bail and Bond Policy Guidelines
 1 file(s)  309 downloads
Downloads, Publications, Reports September 11, 2018 Download
Court of Appeal booklet
 1 file(s)  11672 downloads
Court of Appeal, Downloads, Publications July 16, 2018 Download
Judiciary ICT Master Plan 2018 – 2022
 1 file(s)  182 downloads
Downloads, Publications July 6, 2018 Download
Judiciary ICT Policy 2018
 1 file(s)  241 downloads
Downloads, Publications July 6, 2018 Download
JCE Annual Report 2017
 1 file(s)  241 downloads
Downloads, Publications, Reports, Reports July 6, 2018 Download
Enforcement Manual to combat Illicit Trade in Kenya
 1 file(s)  78 downloads
Downloads, Publications June 18, 2018 Download
Simplified Resource Tool on Inheritance and Related Family Law Practice in Kenya
 1 file(s)  5731 downloads
Downloads, Family Court Matters, High Court, Publications, Reports, Reports June 14, 2018 Download
SJT – Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation 2017 – 2021
 1 file(s)  280 downloads
Downloads, Publications April 12, 2018 Download
Judiciary Transformation Framework
 1 file(s)  990 downloads
Publications March 2, 2018 Download
Strategic Plan 2014-2018
 1 file(s)  206 downloads
Publications September 3, 2018 Download
Guidebook on the operations of Children’s Court.
 1 file(s)  3882 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Bench Book on Electoral Disputes Resolution.
 1 file(s)  194 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Kenya Wildlife Crimes Case Digest.
 1 file(s)  60 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
voiding Violence and Enhancing Legitimacy: Judicial Preparedness for Handling Electoral Disputes in Kenya and Beyond (Executive Summary).
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Avoiding Violence and Enhancing Legitimacy: Judicial Preparedness for Handling Electoral Disputes in Kenya and Beyond.
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Mediation Accreditation Committee.
 1 file(s)  95 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Sustaining Judiciary Transformation 2017-2021
 1 file(s)  445 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
An audit on Criminal Justice System in Kenya report.
 1 file(s)  167 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
The Employment and Labour Relations Court (Procedure) Rules, 2016.
 1 file(s)  111279 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judiciary Committee on Elections (J.C.E ) Strategic Plan 2016 – 2019.
 1 file(s)  26 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
BOOK – Balancing the Scales of Justice: Resolving Disputes from the 2013 Elections in Kenya and the Emerging Jurisprudence.
 1 file(s)  30 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Magistrates and Kadhis Courts Registry Manual.
 1 file(s)  492 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Sentencing Policy Guidelines.
 1 file(s)  286 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
JUDICIAL SERVICE ACT. CHAPTER 185B. Revised Edition 2015 [2012]. Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney-General.
 1 file(s)  202 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Guidelines for Active Case Management of Criminal Cases in Magistrate Courts and High Courts.
 1 file(s)  245 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Transfer Policy for Magistrates and High Court Judges.
 1 file(s)  132 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Transfer Policy for Court of Appeal.
 1 file(s)  25 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Human Resource Policies and Procedures Manual.
 1 file(s)  1004 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Finance Policy and Procedures Manual.
 1 file(s)  214 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judicial Service Commission Charter (J.S.C Charter).
 1 file(s)  78 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judiciary Strategic Plan 2014- 2018.
 1 file(s)  41740 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Practice Direction, Civil Appeals and Applications, 2015.
 1 file(s)  99 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Bail and Bond Policy Guidelines.
 1 file(s)  241 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judiciary Case Audit and Institutional Capacity Survey.
 1 file(s)  69 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Handbook on Election Disputes in Kenya.
 1 file(s)  77 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
High Court Registry Operation Manual.
 1 file(s)  562 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download

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

Title
State of the Judiciary & the Administration of Justice Annual Report, 2017 – 2018
 1 file(s)  92 downloads
2017 - 2018, Downloads, Publications, Reports, State of the Judiciary Reports March 5, 2019 Download
Court Annexed Mediation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
 1 file(s)  24 downloads
Downloads, Publications February 12, 2019 Download
The Judiciary Mediation Manual
 1 file(s)  63 downloads
Downloads, Publications February 12, 2019 Download
Criminal Procedure Bench Book
 1 file(s)  1062 downloads
Downloads, Publications September 21, 2018 Download
Report of the Judiciary Technical Committee on Criminal Procedure Bench Book
 1 file(s)  129 downloads
Downloads, Publications September 21, 2018 Download
Bail and Bond Policy Guidelines
 1 file(s)  309 downloads
Downloads, Publications, Reports September 11, 2018 Download
Court of Appeal booklet
 1 file(s)  11672 downloads
Court of Appeal, Downloads, Publications July 16, 2018 Download
Judiciary ICT Master Plan 2018 – 2022
 1 file(s)  182 downloads
Downloads, Publications July 6, 2018 Download
Judiciary ICT Policy 2018
 1 file(s)  241 downloads
Downloads, Publications July 6, 2018 Download
JCE Annual Report 2017
 1 file(s)  241 downloads
Downloads, Publications, Reports, Reports July 6, 2018 Download
Enforcement Manual to combat Illicit Trade in Kenya
 1 file(s)  78 downloads
Downloads, Publications June 18, 2018 Download
Simplified Resource Tool on Inheritance and Related Family Law Practice in Kenya
 1 file(s)  5731 downloads
Downloads, Family Court Matters, High Court, Publications, Reports, Reports June 14, 2018 Download
SJT – Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation 2017 – 2021
 1 file(s)  280 downloads
Downloads, Publications April 12, 2018 Download
Judiciary Transformation Framework
 1 file(s)  990 downloads
Publications March 2, 2018 Download
Strategic Plan 2014-2018
 1 file(s)  206 downloads
Publications September 3, 2018 Download
Guidebook on the operations of Children’s Court.
 1 file(s)  3882 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Bench Book on Electoral Disputes Resolution.
 1 file(s)  194 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Kenya Wildlife Crimes Case Digest.
 1 file(s)  60 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
voiding Violence and Enhancing Legitimacy: Judicial Preparedness for Handling Electoral Disputes in Kenya and Beyond (Executive Summary).
 1 file(s)  11 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Avoiding Violence and Enhancing Legitimacy: Judicial Preparedness for Handling Electoral Disputes in Kenya and Beyond.
 1 file(s)  10 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Mediation Accreditation Committee.
 1 file(s)  95 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Sustaining Judiciary Transformation 2017-2021
 1 file(s)  445 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
An audit on Criminal Justice System in Kenya report.
 1 file(s)  167 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
The Employment and Labour Relations Court (Procedure) Rules, 2016.
 1 file(s)  111279 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judiciary Committee on Elections (J.C.E ) Strategic Plan 2016 – 2019.
 1 file(s)  26 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
BOOK – Balancing the Scales of Justice: Resolving Disputes from the 2013 Elections in Kenya and the Emerging Jurisprudence.
 1 file(s)  30 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Magistrates and Kadhis Courts Registry Manual.
 1 file(s)  492 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Sentencing Policy Guidelines.
 1 file(s)  286 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
JUDICIAL SERVICE ACT. CHAPTER 185B. Revised Edition 2015 [2012]. Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney-General.
 1 file(s)  202 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Guidelines for Active Case Management of Criminal Cases in Magistrate Courts and High Courts.
 1 file(s)  245 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Transfer Policy for Magistrates and High Court Judges.
 1 file(s)  132 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Transfer Policy for Court of Appeal.
 1 file(s)  25 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Human Resource Policies and Procedures Manual.
 1 file(s)  1004 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Finance Policy and Procedures Manual.
 1 file(s)  214 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judicial Service Commission Charter (J.S.C Charter).
 1 file(s)  78 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judiciary Strategic Plan 2014- 2018.
 1 file(s)  41740 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Practice Direction, Civil Appeals and Applications, 2015.
 1 file(s)  99 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Bail and Bond Policy Guidelines.
 1 file(s)  241 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Judiciary Case Audit and Institutional Capacity Survey.
 1 file(s)  69 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
Handbook on Election Disputes in Kenya.
 1 file(s)  77 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 Download
High Court Registry Operation Manual.
 1 file(s)  562 downloads
Publications December 17, 2017 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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