The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is Kenya’s premier bar association, with membership of all practicing advocates, currently numbering over twenty three thousand members. It has the mandate to advise and assist members of the legal profession, the government and the larger public in all matters relating to the administration of justice in Kenya.
The Law Society of Kenya membership consists of all practicing advocates in Kenya, currently numbering in excess of twenty thousand. By law, one must be a member of the Law Society of Kenya in order to practice as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
The Law Society of Kenya also has special and honorary membership. Special membership is conferred upon application to persons who possess the requisite legal qualifications.