Carolyne Kamende Daudi holding LSK nomination papers with her supporters at the LSK offices
By staff reporter
Carolyne Kamende Daudi on Wednesday filed papers to run to be the 51st president of the Law Society of Kenya.
Kamende who previously served as vice president of LSK said that she is the best placed candidate to replace current president Eric Theuri when elections will be held on February.
Theuri was elected LSK boss after replacing Nelson Havi in March 2020 who was kicked out of the office before the end of his term in 2021.
The term of the president runs for two years.
Other vacant positions in the LSK polls include position of Vice-President, three (3) Representatives of the General Membership of LSK, four (4) Upcountry Representatives, three (3) Nairobi Representatives, one (1) Coast Representative which shall fall vacant on 25 th March, 2024.
Kamende who is a former legal assistant at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda vowed the champion the rights of legal practitioners in Kenya by ensuring that their welfare is enhanced.
“I am the best candidate best of my local and international experience in practicing law,” she said.
The other candidates eying the post of LSK president include current LSK vice president Faith Odhiambo, Harriet Mboche, Peter Wanyama, and Bernard Ngetich.
Kamende contested for the LSK top job in 2022 but lost to Theuri.