Hon. Justice Prof. Jackton B. Ojwang is a Judge of the Supreme Court of Kenya. Born on 2nd October 1950, he holds an LL. B (1974) and LL.M (1976) of the University of Nairobi; Ph.D. (1981) of the University of Cambridge; LL.D. (2015) of the University of Nairobi. Served as Lecturer (1976 – 1983), Senior Lecturer (1983-1987), Associate Professor (1987-1990), Professor (as from 1990) at the University of Nairobi School of Law, where he served as Dean (2000-2003).
Has authored and edited several scholarly works of law, and published more than 10 dozen articles and reviews in international legal journals. Serving on the Bench since 2003,
first in the High Court, then in the Supreme Court, he has rendered many judgments of record, covering most spheres of dispute settlement, including public law, private law, international law and admiralty law.
He Chairs the Quality Assurance & Compliance Committee.