Leadership

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE

FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE

The Deputy Chief Justice deputizes the Chief Justice and is the vice-president of the Supreme Court.  The Deputy Chief Justice is responsible to the Chief Justice in the exercise of the functions and duties of the office.

Honorable Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu, Deputy Chief Justice and Vice President of the Supreme Court
  
PROFILE
 
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 practiced 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 before being 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.

FORMER OCCUPANTS OF THE OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE

  1. Justice Kalpana Rawal
  2. Justice Nancy Baraza

 


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Remarks by Deputy CJ Mwilu during the Open Day for the Employment & Labour Relations Court Milimani Law Courts 4th May 2018
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May 14, 2018

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Speech by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu at opening of National Alternative Dispute Resolution Stakeholders’ forum
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April 12, 2018

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Keynote address by the Deputy Chief Justice Philomena M. Mwilu at the 5th Heads of Station Forum 2018. 25th – 29th March 2018. Mombasa.
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March 27, 2018

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Keynote Address Deputy Chief Justice Philomena M. Mwilu at the 43rd Sheria Sacco Annual General Meeting. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi. 23rd March 2018.
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March 27, 2018

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DCJ speech during the launch a report on Justice Needs Satisfaction Survey
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March 8, 2018

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Speech by Deputy CJ Philomena Mwilu during 12th Parliament’s Post-Election Seminar for Members of the National Assembly in Mombasa
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March 6, 2018

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DCJ Speech during the launch of the NCAJ committee on Criminal Justice Reform
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by the Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu during the launch of the Judiciary Mediation Service Week, Milimani Law Courts December 4, 2017.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by the Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya and Vice-President of the Supreme Court, Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu during the opening of the 2017 Judges Colloquium Mombasa. 3rd July 2017.
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March 1, 2018

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Speech by DCJ at the swearing in of members of Communications and Multimedia Appeals Tribunal.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by DCJ during the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) 2017 Africa Region Conference held in Nairobi.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks By The Deputy Chief Justice of The Republic of Kenya and Vice-President of The Supreme Court, Lady Justice P. M. Mwilu During The Launch of The National Gender and Equality Commission Report on “The Drivers of Child Pregnancy in Kenya” 25th April 2017, Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by the Deputy Chief Justice Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu during the opening of the CWAG-AG Kenya seminar on Human Trafficking and International Organised Crimes. April 12, 2017, Windsor Golf and Country Club, Nairobi.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by Lady Justice P. M. Mwilu, The Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya and Vice President of the Supreme Court at the 2nd Annual Legislative Summit 19th to 23rd March 2017, Mombasa County.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by Deputy Chief Justice and Vice-President of the Supreme Court, Lady Justice P. M. Mwilu during the opening of the 4th Annual Devolution Conference 7th to 9th March 2017, KWS Training Institute, Naivasha.
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March 1, 2018

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Remarks by Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya and Vice-President of the Supreme Court, Lady Justice P. M. Mwilu during the inauguration of the High Court and Environment and Land Court, Makueni Law Courts. March 2, 2017.
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March 1, 2018

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DCJ remarks during the launch of CJ’s Strategic Blueprint.
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March 1, 2018

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DCJ Remarks CWAG-AG SEMINAR 12.4.17
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March 1, 2018

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