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Hon. Justice Eric Kennedy Okumu Ogola, EBS

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Hon. Justice Eric Kennedy Okumu Ogola, EBS

Hon Justice Eric Ogola was born in Siaya County


Appointment to Judicial Service

  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2011
  • Served as Presiding Judge at Eldoret and Mombasa High Courts
  • Served at the Milimani Commercial Division, Nairobi


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Maritime Law, University of Cape Town
  • Bachelors of Laws (LLB) degree, University of Nairobi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law
  • Admitted to the Bar in 1992

Previous Experience

  • Founding Lecturer at UON Mombasa Campus
  • Member, Taskforce on Review of Maritime Laws of Kenya
  • Consultant, World Bank and the Ministry of Transport and Promulgated Rules and Regulations on Maritime Legislation.

Other Responsibilities

  • Principal Judge of the High Court since 2022
  • Chair, High Court Advisory Committee (HiCAC)
  • Certified Mediator and Trainer of Trainees in the Recovery of Stolen Assets (STAR)
  • Elder of Seventh Day Adventist Church – Nairobi and Mombasa
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