Lawyers locked in epic battle for Mau Mau billions as old age claims more survivors

Members of the Mau Mau War Veterans Association in this file photo. The Law Society of Kenya had summoned law firms to investigate claims that some lawyers were exploiting Mau Mau victims.

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  • The Law Society of Kenya had summoned the law firms to investigate claims that some lawyers were exploiting Mau Mau victims.

As Kenyans marked the 50th Madaraka Day, a group of lawyers was holed up in a boardroom to thrash out disagreements arising from looming legal battles over the sharing of billions of shillings set to be paid to victims of the Mau Mau war of independence.

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