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Abdullahi set to depart Kenyan JSC

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is preparing to replace Ahmednasir Abdullahi as its representative in the Judicial Service Commission, according to reports in the country.

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Kenyan lawyers look for scale fee increase

The Law Society of Kenya is campaigning for higher rates for litigation and conveyancing work.

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Kenyan Mau Mau victims in compensation talks

Thousands of Kenyans who were mistreated during the 1950s Mau Mau insurgency are negotiating payments with the British Government in what could be a landmark settlement for official crimes committed under imperial rule.

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Election lawyers defend Kenya results

Lawyers representing Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission have defended the election of Uhuru Kenyatta, maintaining that the IEBC conducted a free, fair and democratic election.

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Kenyatta lawyers urge international court to drop case

Lawyers representing Kenya's president-elect, Uhuru Kenyatta, are set to apply pressure to the International Criminal Court to drop charges against him after the case against his co-accused buckled.

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Kenyan lawyers call for action ahead of General Election

Lawyers in Kenya have demanded that action be taken against groups and individuals provoking ethnic tension in the country ahead of the elections taking place on 4 March.

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Lawyers target refunds from corrupt Kenya politicians

A group of African lawyers is demanding that Kenyan politicians forced to resign positions they gained illegally should repay their salaries to the government.

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Kenyan practitioners told to 'dress like lawyers'

Legal profession leaders in Kenya have torn a strip off practitioners over what has been lambasted as a 'deterioration' of lawyer dressing standards, reminding them of the code they must adhere to.

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Doubt cast over ICC video link in Kenya election trial

Kenyan lawyers preparing to present evidence in a forthcoming International Criminal Court trial have harshly criticised proposed video links as potentially being susceptible to 'external pressure' and interference.

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Chief Justice in row over sacked supreme court judge

Leading Kenyan lawyers have launched a blistering attack on the country's chief justice, accusing him of interfering in the recent dismissal of a fellow judge.

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Kenyan lawyers attempt to block foreign practitioners

Kenya's legal profession authorities are seeking to block legislation enabling foreign lawyers and judges to work in the country.

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Lawyers call on Kenya to prevent terror attacks on Christians

The Kenyan military and police forces must be more effective in their gathering and analysis of intelligence relating to attacks on Christian churches, a leading local lawyer has said.

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Radio Africa challenges watchdog fine

The Radio Africa Group is to challenge the powers of Kenya's media watchdog in court following a decision to suspend a Sh800,000 (£5,950) fine imposed on the group last month.

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