Lilian Oluoch-Wambi

Lilian Oluoch-Wambi is a renowned lawyer whose commitment to serve her community comes before her love for justice. As the Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution at Oluoch Kimori Advocates, Lilian has over 13 years of expertise. She has not only achieved professional success, but she has also developed into a symbol of hope for those in need.

In 2023, Lilian Oluoch-Wambi clinched the Coastal Lawyer of the Year Award. This highly coveted recognition celebrates legal practitioners who demonstrate exceptional skills, professionalism, and dedication to advancing the legal profession in the coastal region of Kenya. Lilian’s company, Oluoch Kimori Advocates, won the Women in Business awards’ Legal Service Provider of the Year Award 2023 in recognition of its efforts to promote a more diverse legal sector. This recognition highlights the company’s dedication to assisting and empowering women in the legal profession, hence promoting a more equitable and representative sector.

Lilian’s influence goes beyond her formal positions. Especially her initiative in setting up the “Greening Justice Summit” which drew together interested stakeholders both locally and internationally to discuss important environmental law matters, encouraging discussion and constructive change-related action. As a mentor, she demonstrates her commitment to developing the future generation of legal professionals. Lilian has been chosen to represent the Mombasa Law Society in a child justice summit hosted by the University of Nairobi, and she also actively teaches advocacy skills to students at the university. She continues to encourage and mentor young attorneys through her mentoring programs, giving them the tools they need to positively impact their communities.

In addition to her work obligations, Lilian is an ardent supporter of numerous causes. Through her participation in the Pwani International Fashion Week Awards (PIFWA), she encourages women in the fashion business by using her platform to elevate their voices and advance inclusivity and diversity. Lilian takes on several responsibilities in her pursuit of justice and harmony among lawyers in order to close the divide between the bar and the bench. She makes sure that shared goals are achieved and cooperative efforts are maximized as convener of the Environment and Land Court Committee, the Employment and Labor Relations Committee, and the secretary of the Mombasa High Court Pro Bono Committee. Lilian Oluoch-Wambi represents what it means to be a great legal leader with her commitment to mentoring, advocacy, and community involvement. Her unwavering pursuit of justice and the empowerment of others will inspire and provide hope for future generations.

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