Mr. Elvis Abenga is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and one of the founding partners of Begi’s Law Offices and Chambers. He is a holder of a Master of Laws (LL.M) specializing in Dispute Resolution from the University of Cape Town, a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law as well as a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Honours from Moi University. He is in the process of pursuing his doctoral program at the University of Cape Town
Mr. Abenga brings to the table immense legal research and writing skills, which are evident from the publications he has to his name. He has authored a book titled ‘Religious Liberty: Freedom of Worship under the Kenyan Constitution’ Published by Lambert Academic Publishers, in addition to 3 Published papers with the Social Science Research Network. Due to his academic skills, Mr. Abenga is privileged to serve as a lecturer at law at the Kisii University School of Law, where he seeks to impart critical skills to his students.
As a litigator, Mr. Abenga has been privileged to perfect the art of courtroom litigation
through engaging in client representation at various courts of law in the land,
including the Court of Appeal.Mr. Abenga is also privileged to have been trained as a trial lawyer by the National
Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), an American Trial Advocacy Training Institute. Mr.
Abenga’s courtroom skills were evident from his days at Moi University where he
participated in various moot court competitions, the height of his student life leading
the Moi University School of Law team to win the Spirit of the Competition Award in
the Monroe .E. Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition held at the
University of Oxford.
Mr. Abenga is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, the International Court of Justice,
and is a litigator and children rights protector with the CRADLE Foundation. His
legal chops and passion for justice have won him several awards including the pro
bono lawyer of the year award by CRADLE. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Law
at University of Cape Town.