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Updated List of Senior Counsels in Kenya

by Victor Matara

Kenyan legal system is drawn from English legal system and heritage, so is the position of Senior Counsel (SC ) which is borrowed from the English, Queen’s Counsel (QC). Senior counsels in Kenya are privileged with an allocation of special seats in courts, allowed to wear special robes and given preference in dealing with the Judiciary, among other privileges.

Section 20 of the Advocates Act in Kenya also provides the senior counsels precedence in addressing the court before any advocate, only the Attorney General and the Director of Public Prosecutions precedes them.

Here is a list of Senior Counsels in Kenya

1. Prof. Githu Muigai

2. James Orengo

 3. Paul K. Muite
4. Willy Mutunga
5. Fred Ngatia 
6. Ahmednasir Abdullahi

7. Amos  Wako

8. George Odinga Oraro

9. Tom Ojienda

10. George Benedict M. Kariuki

11. Nzamba Kitonga

12. Fred Oliver N’cruba Ojiambo

13. Raychelle Omamo

14. Okong’o Omogeni

15. Kenneth Akide

16. Lee Muthoga

17. Ramnik Shah Raishi

18. Gibson Kamau Kuria

19. Samuel Njoroge Waruhiu

20. Mohammed Z.U.A. Malik

21. Joe Wandago Okwach

22. Paul Matheri Wamae

23. Simani Sangale

24. Mr Pheroze Eruch Nowrojee

25. Omesh Kapila

26. Kenneth Alison Fraser

27. Joyce Miguda Majiwa

28. Lucy Muthoni Kambuni

29. Keriako Tobiko

30. Katwa Kigen

31. Zahir Malik

32. Patricia Kameri-Mbote

33.Kalonzo Musyoka

34. Martha Karua

35. Philip Murgor 

36. Dorcas Oduor 

37. Judy Thongori

38. Kioko Kilikumi

39. Patricia Nyaundi

40. John Ohaga 

41. Rautta Athiambo

42. Wilfred Nderitu

43. Albert Mumma

44. Pravin Bowry

45. John Chigiti


Mutula Kilonzo (deceased)

Peter le Pelley (deceased)

Joe Okwach ( deceased) 

Stewart M.C. Thomson (deceased)

Satish Gautama (deceased)

Achroo R. Kapila (deceased)

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