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Hon Justice Edward Muthoga Muriithi

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Hon Justice Edward Muthoga Muriithi

Hon Justice Edward Muthoga Muriithi was born in Nyeri.


Appointment to Judicial Service

  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2011
  • Served as Judge at Mombasa, Kisii, Machakos, Nairobi, Kabarnet and Meru High Courts


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) University of Nairobi, 1990
  • Postgraduate Diploma, Kenya School of Law, 1991
  • Admitted to the Bar in 1992


Training Attended

  • Judicial Education Course for judicial educators.
  • Certificate in Judicial Education, Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute (CJEI), Dalhousie University Law School, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Previous Experience

  • Practiced Law for 33 years. This includes 14 years in private legal practice; 12 as Judge, and five as Presiding Judge.
  • Served as Senior Deputy Registrar of the High Court/Magistrate.

Other Responsibilities

  • National Treasurer, Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA).
  • Editor, Hakimu, a publication of the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association.


  • Writing and editing legal publications
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