The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Lord Burnett of Maldon took time to visit the Kenya School of Law, where the students held a debate on the “Admissibility of Electronic Evidence in Criminal Courts in Kenya”. The Chief Justice also delivered a public lecture on “Judicial Independence and Accountability in the 21st Century”. A number of students got the opportunity to interact with him personally and seek professional advice on their career paths.
The Law Society of Kenya, in partnership with the Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association, put together a panel of the Lord Burnett of Maldon and legal professionals from the Judiciary, the Senior Bar, the mid-Bar and the Young Bar in Kenya.
The panel consisted of Lord Chief Justice, Kiragu Kimani, SC, Dorcas Oduor, SC, Hon. Justice Isaac Lenaola, Hon. Justice John Chigiti, Catherine Mulika and Effie Achieng.
The Society would like to officially thank all the participants and partners; such as Commonwealth Lawyers Association, the British High Commission, TripleOKLaw Advocates, Mohammed Muigai Advocates, Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews, Kioko Kilukuni SC, Mwangi Kibicho, Eric Gumbo and Dennis Mosota who made the events a success.