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Hon. (Dr). Justice Onga- rora Fred Nyagaka

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Hon. (Dr). Justice Onga- rora Fred Nyagaka

Hon. Justice Dr. iur Fred Nyagaka was born in Kisii County.

He holds the following academic and professional qualifications:

  • Doctor of the Rights/Law (Dr. iur) in Human Rights and Constitutional Law from the Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Democratic Governance from Ohio Northern University
  • Bachelor of Laws from University of Nairobi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Admitted to the Roll of Advocates in 1996
  • Outstanding LL.M Student Award of the Pettit College of Law of 2007-08

He has over 26 years in the legal profession.

He was appointed as an Environment and Land Court Judge in 2021 and has served in Kitale.


Previous Experience

  • Dean of the School of Law, Kisii University and Lecturer and Chair of Department of

Public Law at the School.

  • Founding Coordinator, Faculty of Law, Kabarak University.
  • Part-time lecturer of Law in Egerton University, University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Kabarak University and Kenya Methodist University.
  • Partner with M/S Nyachiro Nyagaka & Co Advocates, Eldoret and Nakuru.
  • Practiced as M/S M C Getanda & Co. Advocates, Nakuru.
  • Associate, M/S Nyairo & Co. Advocates, Eldoret.
  • Associate, M/S BA Siganga & Co. Advocates, Kisumu.


Other works

  • Published two book chapters and three articles in refereed journals
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