Best Black Lawyers In Kenya

Who is a Black Lawyer?

A lawyer is a professional who is qualified to offer advice about the law or represent someone in legal matters. A lawyer can also be called an attorney, a solicitor, a counselor, a bar

Best Black Lawyers In Kenya

How do I know if a lawyer is legitimate in Kenya?

As a starting point, when dealing with a lawyer you’ve never dealt with before, always ask for a copy of their practicing certificate.

Go a step further because practicing certificates can be forged. The Law Society of Kenya maintains a search engine where you can search for an Advocate by name or admission number.

What percentage does a lawyer get in a settlement case in Kenya?

There is no average settlement, as each case is unique. Whatever the amount is, your law firm will charge you on a contingency fee basis.

This means they will take a set percentage of your recovery, typically one-third or 33.3%. There are rare instances where a free case is agreed to by the representing lawyers.

How long does a law degree take in Kenya?

Duration of the Programme

The Law Programme takes a minimum of eight (8) semesters of full-time attendance of lectures offered at the School. This equates to two semesters per calendar year of sixteen (16) weeks that constitute fourteen (14) weeks of class contact time and two (2) weeks of examinations.

What grade is required to study law in Kenya?

grade B

You must attain a grade B in either English or Kiswahili and a KCSE mean grade of C (plus) to study law in Kenya, the Court of Appeal has ruled.