Kenya School of Law
Kenya School of Law is a Kenyan bar school that was started in 1963.
As of June 2018 records, the management of this school includes Chief Executive Officer Dr. Henry Kibet Mutai, Assistant Director Finance Mr. Amos Mwangi, HR & Admin Manager Ms. Joyce Maingi, and Academic Services Manager Mr. Fredrick Muhia.
It was started as a law vocational training school to train the barristers in the country.
The founder of this school was Gerald Davis who was a barrister under Lord Justice Denning.
The majority of lecturers in this school became judges in British England when he was in charge.
However, the training structure changed with the foundation of Faculties of Law in East African universities.
As a result, it was re-started in 1995 to offer the advocates training program that targets to teach the young lawyers.
One popular alumnus of this bar school is IddahAsin, who is a well-known lawyer and executive of Johnson & Johnson. This school is situated in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kenya School of Law Programs of Study
There are mainly two areas of study in the school that we have explained below:• Advocates Training Program:
This course completed in 18 months with six months of pupilage and 12 months of in-house study.
The teaching in this course based on a clinical basis.
All the students divided into six different classes, named Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, Class E, and Class F. Each of these class have 200 students.
• Paralegal Studies:
This program takes place at the town campus located in the Development House.
The main motive of this program at the Kenya School of Law is to reduce the present gap in a middle cadre.
It will help in supporting the corporate world, practicing bar, and government institutions.