Fred Ngatia

Mr Fred Ngatia follows proceedings at the Appellate Court in 2015. Chambers & Partners, a global firm that classifies lawyers, recognised him as one of Kenya’s best litigators in 2019.

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Search for CJ: Ngatia is qualified, but who can tell what changes he will bring?

What you need to know:

  • Mr Ngatia seeks a return to public service, having started his practice as State counsel in the office of the Attorney-General. 
  • Mr Ngatia then ventured into private practice where he has ploughed his trade in a firm that carries his name as principal. 

If Fredrick Ngatia were to be nominated by the Judicial Service Commission for appointment as Kenya’s Chief Justice, he would have made a rare leap that is from the Bar straight to the head of the Judiciary.


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