Here are Martha Koome’s academic and professional qualifications
The Judicial Service Commission has nominated Court of Appeal Judge, Lady Justice Martha Koome for the position of Chief Justice.
Lady Justice Koome’s work experience spans a period of over 30 years.
Below is the background of Lady Justice Koome’s academic and professional qualifications
Master of Laws from the University of London (2010);
Bachelor of Laws from the University of Nairobi (1986);
Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law (1987)
Admitted to the Roll of Advocates 1987.
Appointed Judge of Court of Appeal in 2012;
Previously served in Nyeri and Malindi.
She served as a High Court Judge (2003 – 2011) as:
– Head of Land and Environment Division of the High Court in Nairobi
– Resident Judge, High Court in Nakuru & Kitale
– High Court in Nairobi (Commercial Division & Family Division)
Managing Partner at Martha Koome & Company Advocates (1993 -2003)
Legal Associate at Mathenge & Muchemi Advocates (1988 – 1992)