Korir Sing’oei Abraham

Senior Partner

Korir Sing’oei Abraham

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

Dr. Sing’oei is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a renowned legislative drafter in Kenya. Dr. Sing’oei has worked on many county governments and the national government in the niche of legislative drafting and review. He has participated in legislative review of various bills of several county governments and has worked as the Chief Legal Advisor (Legislative Drafting and Review), Office of the Deputy President 2013 – 2022. Dr. Sing’oei is currently on prorogation from the firm following his appointment to serve in the Government of the Republic of Kenya, as the Prinicipal Secretary- Foreign Affairs. 

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
  • Masters of Law Comparative Human Rights Systems, and Global; University of Pretoria, Centre for Human Rights, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Diploma in Legal Practice; Kenya School of Law
  • Bachelors of Laws; University of Nairobi
  • High School; Moi High School Kabarak

Professional Experience

  • Mereka & Partners Advocates; Associate (2000 -2001) 
  • Executive Director; Center for Minority Rights Development, Nairobi Kenya, (2002 – 2006)
  • Research Fellow; Africa Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg, RSA (2011-2012)
  • Adjunct Lecturer; Kenyatta University Law School (Part Time – 2010 – Present)
  • SMS Advocates LLP; Senior Partner (2013-2022)

Professional Membership

  • Law Society of Kenya
  • International Commission of Jurists – Africa Section
  • American Society of International Law
  • American Bar Association (Associate Member)