Lady Justice Roselyne Nambuye.

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has released the full list of applicants for the vacant position of the Chief Justice. Also publicized are the names of applicants for the Deputy Chief Justice’s position and one vacant position for a Supreme Court Judge.

The three positions fell vacant last month following the retirements of former Chief Justice Dr Willy Mutunga, his deputy, Justice Kalpana Rawal and Supreme Court Judge Justice Philip Tunoi.

The deadline for receiving the applications for the position of the Chief Justice was at 5.00pm July 8th 2016. For the positions of Deputy Chief Justice and Supreme Court Judge, applications closed on 6th July 2016 at 5.00pm. As at 5.00pm July 6th 2016, the Commission had received 15 applications for the position of the Deputy Chief Justice and 20 for the Supreme Court Judge position. As at 5.00pm today (July 8th 2016), the Commission has received 14 applications for the position of the Chief Justice.

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Below is the full list of applicants for the three vacant positions:

CHIEF JUSTICE

1. Justice Alnashir Visram

2. Lady Justice Roselyne N. Nambuye

3. Justice Mbogholi Msagha

4. Prof Makau Mutua

5. Justice Smokin Wanjala

6. Mr David Mwaure Waihiga

7. Justice David Maraga

8. Dr Isaac Rutenberg

9. Rtd Justice Aaron Ringera

10. Mr Philip Nzamba Kitonga

11. Ms Lucy Wanja Julius

12. Justice Prof. Jackton Ojwang

13. Mr Kongani Udoto Kongani Paul Andrew

14. Amb. Daniel Wambura

DEPUTY CHIEF JUSTICE

1. Lady Justice Hannah Okwengu

2. Lady Justice Justice Abida Ali Aroni

3. Lady Justice Agnes Murgor

4. Lady Justice Wanjiru Karanja

5. Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu

6. Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale

7. Lady Justice Lydia Achode

8. Lady Justice Pauline Nyamweya

9. Lady Justice Martha Koome

10. Lady Justice Roselyne N. Nambuye

11. Ms Surinder Kapila

12. Ms Pamela Mwikali Tutui

13. Ms Joyce Miguda Majiwa

14. Hon Judith Wanjala

15. Mr David Mwaure Waihiga

SUPREME COURT JUDGE

1. Lady Justice Martha Koome

2. Lady Justice Agnes Murgor

3. Lady Justice Wanjiru Karanja

4. Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu

5. Lady Justice Roselyne Nambuye

6. Lady Justice Fatuma Sichale

7. Justice Mbogholi Msagha

8. Lady Justice Pauline Nyamweya

9. Justice Alnashir Visram

10. Justice Isaac Lenaola

11. Justice Joseph Kiplangat Sergon

12. Justice Erastus Githinji

13. Justice Luka Kimaru

14. Hon Judith Wanjala

15. Mr David Mwaure Waihiga

16. Prof Kevin Faustine O. Mare

17. Mr John Chebii Kipkoech

18. Ms Pamela Mwikali Tutui

19. Dr Kibaya I. Laibuta

20. Dr Isaac Rutenberg

21. Ms Joyce Miguda Majiwa

“The JSC wishes to reiterate that in recruiting the Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice and Supreme Court Judge, the Commission will be strictly guided by constitutional principles and best practices, and shall conduct the exercise in a fair, just and transparent manner,” said Prof Margaret Kobia, the acting chair of the JSC.

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