Korir Sing’oei Abraham

Senior Partner

Korir S. Abraham

  • Position: Senior Partner
  • Experience: 22 years
  • Location: I & M Bank House, Nairobi
  • Email: info@smsadvocates.co.ke
  • Phone: 020-2738060

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

Professional Experience

  • 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)

Latest Achievements

  • 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.