Kenya’s New Chief Registrar for the Judiciary – Ann Atieno Amadi

annShe is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya since 1989. Previously she practiced law privately in Mombasa (1997-2003) after serving as a magistrate in the Kenyan Judiciary for six years from 1991 and 1997. Until May, 2008, she was the Deputy Executive Director and Head of Litigation with the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya, a leading women’s rights organization in Kenya whose core business is the provision of legal aid services to indigent women.

Her main duties included assisting the Executive Director in the management and strategic guidance of the organization. As Head of Litigation she managed all the affairs of the organization’s three legal aid clinics in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa and provided leadership to all the teams in the organization. Other duties included project planning, supervision of programme implementation, conceptualization and coordination of research activities, proposal writing for fundraising and report writing. A core aspect of this position required strategic collaboration with likeminded organizations and in the process she interacted gainfully with partners in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Ghana, South Africa, Ethiopia, the Gambia, the United States of America, the Netherlands, Austria and the United Kingdom. continue here...


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