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Hon. Mr. Justice Kathurima M’Inoti

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Hon. Mr. Justice Kathurima M’Inoti

Justice Kathurima M’Inoti, a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Kenya, currently serving in Nairobi, holds both Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from University of Nairobi.

He served as chairman of the Kenya Law Reform Commission (KLRC) between 2003 and 2012, an institution responsible for reviewing and proposing reforms to the laws of Kenya. Prior to joining the KLRC, he practiced law in Nairobi for 13 years, specialising in constitutional litigation.

Justice M’Inoti taught at the University of Nairobi, lecturing in the Department of Public Law. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Association of Law Reform Agencies and a former President of the Association of Law Reform Agencies of Eastern and Southern Africa.

He served in international missions as a trial observer (Uganda), election observer (Malawi) and human rights status evaluator (Ghana) for the International Commission of Jurists and Amnesty


Justice M’Inoti was the recipient of the LSK Distinguished Service Award for the Administration of Justice in 2016. He was awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) and the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) for his contribution to law reform in Kenya.

He is a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists, Geneva Switzerland.

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