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Hon Justice Martin Muya

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Hon Justice Martin Muya

Hon Justice Martin Muya was born in Machakos County


Appointment to Judicial Service


  • Joined the Judicial Service as District Magistrate (Prof.)
  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2012
  • Served at Mombasa, Bomet and Nyeri High Courts


Academic and Professional Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Nairobi
  • Post Graduate Diploma, Kenya School of Law
  • Admitted to the Bar at 1982


Training Attended


  • Workshop on Counter -Terrorism – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Registrars Workshop, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Workshop on African Community, Gisenyi, Rwanda
  • Senior Management Workshop, School of Monetary Studies
  • Workshop on Illicit Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Various workshops on law and practice at Kenya Judiciary Academy


Previous Experience

  • District Magistrate (Prof.), Makadara Law courts
  • Resident Magistrate, Kilifi Law Courts
  • Senior Resident Magistrate, Malindi Law Courts
  • Senior Resident Magistrate, Kabarnet Law Courts
  • Deputy Registrar, High Court, Nairobi
  • Principal Magistrate, Naivasha Law Courts
  • Chief Magistrate, Makadara Law Courts
  • Acting Registrar, Supreme Court


Other Responsibilities

  • Acting Presiding Judge, Nyeri High Court



  • Community development
  • Sports – Karate
  • Farming
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