LSK in drive to weed out quacks

Eric Theuri

Law Society of Kenya President Eric Theuri speaks to the press on May 17, 2023.

Photo credit: Bonface Bogita | Nation Media Group

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has announced a campaign to weed out fake lawyers and quacks across the country.

The campaign, which was officially launched in Nairobi, will be effected across the country through LSK branches.

LSK President Eric Theuri urged Kenyans to be vigilant as they approach legal practitioner for representation in court or any other legal assistance. He added that they were working closely with law enforcement agencies.

“Before you engage a lawyer, please go to the LSK website and check his or her status on the online portal to confirm that he or she is licensed to practice in that particular year,” Mr Theuri said.

LSK members who have not renewed their operating licences have also been asked to desist from any legal activity until they are cleared by the council.