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Hon. Lady Justice Judy Omange Cheruiyot

The Judiciary > Hon. Lady Justice Judy Omange Cheruiyot

Hon. Lady Justice Judy Omange Cheruiyot

Hon. Lady Justice Judith Omange holds the following academic and professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws from University of Nairobi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Certificates on Judicial Administration, Case Management, Environmental Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Juvenile Delinquency Treatment.

 

She has a wealth of judicial and administrative experience in the legal profession. She was appointed as an Environment and Land Court Judge in 2022 and has served in Nairobi.

 

Previous Experience

  • Registrar of the High Court, responsible for the day to day administration of the High Court.
  • Deputy Registrar at the Machakos High Court.
  • Magistrate, Nairobi Children’s Court for seven years.

 

Other responsibilities

  • Oversaw the design and piloting of Court Annexed Mediation in Kenya.
  • Chair of the Finance and Administration

Committee of the ADR Taskforce that has developed a three-year action plan for Court Annexed Mediation.

  • Chair of the Committee that developed the simplified Court Fees Schedule 2021.
  • Secretary of the leadership team that spearheaded reforms at Machakos Law Courts which served as a model court for judicial transformation.
  • Headed Nairobi Children’s Court which is the inaugural children’s court and oversaw implementation of the Children Act, then a new legislation at the court.
  • Secretary of the Kenya Women Judges Association for a period of three years.

 

Interests

  • Passionate about ensuring that Kenyans access justice in the courts
  • Reading
  • Aerobics
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