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Hon. Lady Justice Josephine Wayua Wambua Mongare

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Hon. Lady Justice Josephine Wayua Wambua Mongare

Hon Lady Justice Josephine Wayua Wambua Mongare was born in Makueni County

Appointment to Judicial Service

  • Appointed Judge of the High Court in 2022
  • Served at Eldoret High Court and Commercial and Tax Division – Milimani


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Master of Laws (LLM) degree – Loyola Law School, Loyola Mary Mount University, Los Angeles, California
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, University of Nairobi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law
  • Admitted to the Bar in 1991


Training Attended

  • Judgment writing skills
  • Tax Laws
  • Insolvency and Company Practice
  • Mediation and Arbitration skills
  • Leadership and Corporate Governance

Previous Experience

  • Chair, Federation of Women Lawyers Kenya
  • Served on the Board of Public Procurement and Administrative Review Board
  • Worked at Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Proprietor and Senior Partner – J. W. Wambua & Company Advocates
  • Consultant in Gender, Human Rights and Governance for UNODC, Red Cross, UNICEF and Local and International NGOs.
  • Advisor – Mbaitu Inc. (USA & Canada), Churchill-Foundation, Touch A Child’s Heart (USA).
  • Recruitment Consultant at Jaykay Medical Services – USA



Other Responsibilities

  • Convener, Commercial and Tax Division Bar-Bench
  • Member, Kenya Judges Welfare Association Executive Committee (KJWA)



  • Reading any book
  • Travelling
  • Community engagement and building
  • Women and children empowerment
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