Regulation Directory project - Kenya

Legal Jurisdictions

Kenya

Lawyer Title(s)

Advocate

Regulator(s) of Admission

Chief Justice of the High Court receives and approves advocate applications. Registrar then issues practice certificates.

Contact/URL

http://www.judiciary.go.ke/portal/page/office-of-the-chief-justice    

Regulator(s) of Practice

The Advocates Act permits the Council of the Law Society of Kenya, with the approval of the Chief Justice, to set rules and regulate practice.


Contact/URL

http://www.lsk.or.ke/index.php/our-organisational-structure    

Disciplinary Authorities

Disciplinary Committee/Complaints Commission [Art. 53 of the Advocates Act]


Contact/URL

http://www.lsk.or.ke/index.php/for-the-public

Primary Legislative Source

Advocates Act 2000

Contact/URL

http://kenya.eregulations.org/media/AdvocatesAct18of1989.pdf