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Hon. Justice Mohochi Samuel Mukira

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Hon. Justice Mohochi Samuel Mukira

Hon. Justice Mohochi Samuel Mukira was born in Nairobi County


Appointment to Judicial Service

  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2022
  • Served at Nakuru High Court


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Laws (LLM) degree, Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice, Transitional Justice Institute, University of Ulster, 2010
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, Nagpur University India, 1997
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, 2000
  • Admitted to the Bar in 2001


Training Attended

  • Entry Course, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators-UK, 2009
  • Selected International Conferences, Seminars and Training Workshops
  • PBI Peace Brigade International 30th Anniversary’, Berlin Germany.
  • Follow-up Workshop on the ‘Human Rights Tool-Box for Lawyers
  • Political Economy Analysis (PEA) Training
  • Capacity Works Training
  • 5th Dublin Platform for Human Rights Defenders, Dublin Ireland an international conference
  • 2nd International Training on ‘Creating a Human Rights Tool-Box
  • International Conference on ‘Conflicting Women’s Rights – Human Rights Framework to Women’s Role in Post Conflict Countries.
  • Training Workshop on Treaty Monitoring Bodies; Geneva Switzerland
  • Conference on the ‘Right to the Highest Attainable Standard of Health.
  • International Conference on ‘the Optional Protocol to the UNCAT: Preventive Mechanisms and Standards’.
  • International Seminar ‘The Ban on Torture: A Principle Under Threat’, Plunger
  • Monitoring the Right to Health and the Role of Health Professionals Training
  • Training workshop on Defending Human rights Defenders
  • Training on ‘Helping skills for Managers” Nairobi, Organized by United States International University (USIU) Victims of Torture (VOT) Project
  • Regional Seminar on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Organisational Development.
  • Training Workshop on Results Based Management (RBM)
  • Trainer of Trainers, (T.O.T) Workshop for Senior Police Trainers.
  • Workshop of Administration of Justice: The Role of the Police.
  • Certificate in the Development of Human rights Tool-Box, Lund University Raoul Wallenberg Institute and Manheimer Swartling, Stockholm Sweden. 2010


Previous Experience

  • Unit Manager, JSM-Legal LLP incorporating Mohochi & Company Advocates
  • Executive Director, The Kenyan Section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ Kenya)
  • Component Leader, Governance Integrity & Accountability Project; Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • Legal Advisor, Social Justice and National Reconciliation Project, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit-Kenia
  • Consultant/Case Manager, Muslim Human Rights Forum (MHRF)
  • Executive Director, Independent Medico Legal Unit
  • Non-Executive Coordinator, National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (NCHRD)
  • Legal & Training Officer, Independent Medico Legal Unit
  • Program Coordinator, Litigation Fund against Torture
  • Pupil/Holding over, Muoki & Company Advocates
  • Executive Committee member of the World Organisation Against Torture.



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