KORIR SING’OEI ABRAHAM
Academic and Professional Qualifications
- Advocate of the High court of Kenya.
- Master of laws (2005); International Law and Economics University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis MN, USA
- Master of Laws Comparative Human Rights Systems, and Global ; University of Pretoria, Center for Human Rights, Pretoria, South Africa.
- Diploma in Legal practice (December 1999); Kenya School of Law
- Bachelor of Laws (December 1998); University of Nairobi
- Mareka & Partners Advocates (2000 – 2001);
- Associate Research Fellow, Africa Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg, RSA (2011- 2012);
- Senior Conflict Management & Rule of Law Specialist, USAID, Nairobi (2010 – 2012);
- Adjunct Lecturer, Kenyatta University Law School (Part-time – Jan 2010 – Present);
- Executive Director, Center for Minority Rights Development, Nairobi, Kenya (2002 – 2006).
Leadership , Membership & Honors
- Law Society of Kenya
- International Commission of Jurists – Africa Section
- American Society of International Law
- American Bar Association (Associate Member)
- Sing’Oei won the first indigenous right case in 2010 before the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights when he represented the Endorois’ community.
- Sing’Oei has won numerous land, human rights and elections-related cases in various courts in Kenya.
- He is the Chief draft person for the Ministry of Lands’ Task Force on Community Land.
- He is the Chair of the Legal and Devolution Committee of The Presidential Task Force on Parastatals Reforms.
- Sing’oei has researched and published numerous academic papers and policy Documents on various legal matters.