By Emily Nakhungu Kenya Law won the ‘Public Sector Legal Department of the Year 2019’ at the Nairobi Legal Awards held on 30th May 2019 in Nairobi. The Awards are an initiative of the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi Branch which seeks to recognize excellence in legal practice and are meant to promote bench-marking of best practice standards in the Kenyan legal profession.
Kenya Law was honoured for its outstanding contribution to the development of law and legal practice through the execution of its unique mandate of Monitoring and Reporting on the development of Kenya’s jurisprudence through publication of the Kenya Law Reports; Revising, Consolidating and Publishing the Laws of Kenya.
Excellent Financial management and Kenya Law’s compliance with relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, leadership structures including human resource policies, training and mentorship of interns, pupils and young lawyers were also underscored at the awards.
It was also noted that Kenya Law had demonstrated high standards of legal services, and surpassed the jury’s expectation as far as corporate social responsibility as well as policy reform and law development were concerned.
Kenya Law CEO/Editor Mr. Long’et Terer, in his address to the staff, noted that the award would not have been possible without the hard work and contribution they make on a daily basis.
“We thank you for this and encourage you to continue to support the organisation in every way.” He said.
Kenya Law, is the first ever recipient of the Public Sector Legal Department Award.
Hongera Kenya Law!
Kenya Law CEO Mr. Long’et Terer (Second left)and Deputy CEO Ms. Janet Munywoki are joined by Kenya Law Management team for a picture after winning the Best Public Sector Legal Department 2019′ Award at the Nairobi Legal Awards on 30th June 2019.