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Hon. Lady Justice Keli Jemima Wanza

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Hon. Lady Justice Keli Jemima Wanza

Lady Justice Jemima Keli was appointed Judge of the Employment and Labour Relations Court in 2021. Before her appointment as Judge, she was Sole Proprietor at Keli & Associates since 2016.

Justice Keli served as a Legal Assistant at Anthony Mulekyo & Company Advocates from 2002 to 2003. She worked at the Electoral Commission of Kenya (Defunct) as Senior Legal Officer from 2003 to 2009 and as a Senior State Counsel at the State Law Office.

At the State Law Office, she served on the taskforce for the establishment of Interim Electoral and Boundaries Commission Secretariat between 2009 and 2010. Justice Keli was a Program Officer (Compliance & Ethics) at the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) in 2011 and an Assisting Counsel at Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board (JMVB), between 2011 and 2016.

Judge Keli holds a Masters and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Nairobi, in 2012 and 2000, respectively. She holds a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law (2001) and was admitted to the Roll of Advocates in 2002.

She holds a certificate in International Commercial Mediation and Advanced Certificate in Domestic Arbitration, by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, FIDA KENYA, and International Commission of Jurists-Kenya.

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