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Justice Mumbi Feted Global Jurist Of The Year 2021

Justice Mumbi -Jurist of the Year

Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi is this year’s recipient of the Global Jurist Of The Year Award by the Northwestern Pritzker school of law, USA.

Justice Mumbi was feted in a live webinar on Tuesday 16th February 2021.

During that webinar, Justice Ngugi was interviewed by her friend, Judge Ann Williams (7th Cir. Ret.) regarding her courageous life-long commitment to the human rights of women, marginalized populations, and to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law is one of the professional graduate schools of Northwestern University, located in Chicago, Illinois.

Mumbi Ngugi is a Judge of the High Court of Kenya serving in the Anti-corruption and Economic Crimes Division of the High Court. She is a long-term advocate of human rights in Kenya. She has been involved in advocacy work for the rights of women and children, as well as the housing rights of the urban poor. She has also been a prominent activist for the rights of persons with albinism in Kenya.

Justice Ngugi holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Commercial and Corporate Law from the London School of Economics, University of London.

Justice Ngugi was the recipient of the 2013 International Commission of Jurists-Kenya (ICJ-K) Jurist of the Year Award, the Brand Kenya Ambassador Award in 2013, the Law Society of Kenya Distinguished Service Award 2017, the C.B. Madan Award 2018 by The Platform Magazine and the Transparency International Judicial Integrity Award 2019.



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