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Hon. Mr. Justice Onesmus Makau

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Hon. Mr. Justice Onesmus Makau

Justice Onesmus Makau was appointed judge of the ELRC in July 2012.

He has served in Mombasa and Nairobi.Before joining the judicial service, Justice Makau practiced law in various law firms before he founded O.N. Makau & Mulei Advocates in 1999. He practiced as a Certified Public Secretary (CPS) K and taught Law at Daystar University, Management University of Africa, and Kenya Institute of Management between 2004 and 2012.

He founded and served as a member, Director and Chairman of several Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)in Kenya including Dove Foundation, Utooni Development Organization (UDO) and Kituo cha Sheria.

Justice Makau holds a Masters of Laws (LLM) – International Trade and Investments, from the University of Nairobi (2006), a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the same University (1995) and a Diploma in Laws from the Kenya School of Law (1996).

He was admitted to the Roll of Advocates in 1996.He has served as member of Board of

Directors for several High Schools and as a Church Deacon for nearly two decades. He is married to one wife and is blessed with three children. He is a born again Christian. He enjoys swimming and watching football.

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