Nakuru, Kenya – Bernhard Kipkoech Ng’etich, a lawyer based in Nakuru, has been awarded the prestigious Up Country Lawyer of the Year award at the 2023 Law Society of Kenya (LSK) awards ceremony held on March 31. Mr. Kipkoech, who operates under the firm of Gordon Ogola and Kipkoech Company Advocates, was among the legal professionals feted during the annual LSK awards ceremony.
The colorful and pompous gala dinner event held at a high-end hotel in Nairobi saw various practitioners in the legal field celebrated for their outstanding roles in society. However, Mr. Kipkoech’s exceptional legal expertise and dedication to his work earned him the Up Country Lawyer of the Year award, a highly coveted recognition in the legal profession.
The celebrated lawyer took to social media to share the exciting news with his online friends, where he posted a photo of the award. In his post, he expressed his gratitude to his colleagues who nominated him for the award, as well as his family and friends who have supported him throughout his legal career.
“I am grateful to advocates who proposed me for nomination for the award by the Law Society of Kenya. Many thanks to my family, colleagues, clients, and adversaries for refining me in the furnace,” said the lawyer.
Mr. Kipkoech dedicated the award to all lawyers who tirelessly work to help members of society access justice. He acknowledged the importance of legal practitioners’ roles in society and encouraged them to continue working hard to make a positive impact on people’s lives.
The Law Society of Kenya is the professional association for lawyers in Kenya, and the annual awards ceremony aims to recognize outstanding legal practitioners’ contributions to the legal profession and society at large. The 2023 LSK awards ceremony saw various legal professionals from different parts of the country feted for their exceptional legal expertise, dedication, and commitment to the profession.