Lexserve Trust is a charitable Trust registered in the Republic of Kenya and is based in Nairobi. The Trust aims to make an impact in the legal sector by promoting among other things, the advancement of Justice and Legal Ethics, the Rule of Law and Constitutionalism in Kenya, Judicial Integrity, access to Legal Aid and Consumer Protection, and Legal Ethics and Access to Justice.
To be the leading champions in advancing the Rule of Law, Constitutionalism & advocating for the transformation of the Justice & Legal sector in the Republic of Kenya
To transform the legal sector through pushing for equality under the law, independent judiciary, embracing legal technology and accessible legal remedy.
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What We Have Done
HCJR MISC E038 OF 2020: Republic Vs Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education & 2 Others Ex Parte Charles Kanjama
We instituted a Judicial Review application in the High Court of Kenya which concerned the critical issue of reopening of schools in Kenya which had remained closed since March 2020.
The Application above was filed in light of the constitutional requirement to provide education to children as part of their best interests. The matter was resolved and a consent entered between Mr. Kanjama, the Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Education, the Kenya National Examinations Council and the Attorney General whereby schools engaged in basic education under the Basic Education Act have been allowed to reopen and a phased resumption of learning has been implemented in schools all over Kenya.
Judicial Review No. E024 of 2021: R Vs the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission & Another
We instituted a Judicial Review application, in February, 2021, in the High Court where the process of the verification of signatures supporting the Building Bridges Initiative Constitutional Amendment Bill 2020.
More About Us
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More than legal advice
Charles Kanjama, SC
Charles is a Senior Counsel and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 19 years’ experience. He has actively been engaged in various management capacities. He is currently the Chairperson of Nairobi Legal Awards and Kenya Christian Professionals Forum. In addition, is the former Chairman, Law Society of Kenya- Nairobi Branch. He is a member of various professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a member of the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK) and the Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.
Andrew is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with 19 years’ experience. He holds a Masters in Intellectual Property Law and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Laws, LLD from the University of Nairobi. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a Lecturer at University of Nairobi Law School and the Vice Chairperson of the Business Permit and Rent Tribunal.
Douglas is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 10 years’ experience. He has been a lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University (Karen Law Campus), and Kenyatta University (Parklands Law Campus) and Strathmore University Law School teaching modules in IT and Law, Intellectual Property Law, Tort Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Medicine, Law and Ethics. He holds a Doctorate from the University of Cape Town.
To fulfill our mission and vision, we established the Judicial Integrity Advisory Board, which is comprised of seven (7) members who have an impeccable character and resolve; and always endeavor to a progressive and transformative Judiciary.
The board is involved in:
- To oversee the stewardship, accountability and leadership on the Project.
- Providing clear sighted counsel on the strategic and alignment of the Judicial Integrity Project to its Vision, Values and Purpose.
- Set and monitor standards on the maintenance of strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders that are important collaborators in the Accountability and Independence of the Judiciary.
- Advocating and defending the Accountability and Independence of the Judiciary at all times including when it is under threat.
- Engaging various stakeholders in the justice system such as the Judiciary and members of the bar.