The Hon. Justice (Rtd) P. Kihara Kariuki was sworn in 2018, April as the 7th Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya.
Previously, He served as President of the Court of Appeal of Kenya from 2013 to 2018. Moreover, he has served as Director of the Judiciary Training Institute, Judge of the High Court of Kenya, and Principal and CEO of the Kenya School of Law.
Justice (Rtd) Kihara has led a distinguished legal career, having made noteworthy contributions -in particular, the transformation of the Kenyan courts through the engineering of the blueprints that culminated in the Court of Appeal Bill and the Strategic Plan for the Court of Appeal in Kenya. His legal proficiency also extends to civil, commercial and electoral court divisions of which he has considerable expertise.
He is an Honorary Legal Advisor of the Anglican Church of Kenya and holds membership in the Law Society of Kenya, The Commonwealth Lawyers Association, The International Bar Association and the Lawyers International Services Agency USA.
Justice (Rtd) Kihara attained his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nairobi and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.