Lawyer Christian Andole: From Bartender to Court of Appeal

Christian Andole During His Submission to the Court of Appeal
  • Lawyer Christian Andole caught his big break on Friday, July 2, at the Court of Appeal during the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) case.

    Andole made his Tv debut in the legal profession representing Morara Omoke, who filed a cross-appeal against a ruling of the High Court that was delivered in May.

    In an exclusive interview with kenyagist.com, the young lawyer revealed  that he used to work at Natives Sports Bar which is located along Thika Road to sustain himself while in the university.

    From a humble background in Kakamega at a small village of Emusala, Andole went to St. Josephs Primary School where he excelled in the 2008 KCPE exam. He joined Mang’u High School in 2009 after getting a sponsor to finance his education.

    Christian Andole During His Submission to the Court of Appeal
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    Under the guidance of his father who is a nurse and his mother, Andole successfully transitioned into the University of Nairobi to pursue law.

    After graduating in 2018, he undertook his pupillage at professor Mumma and Company advocates.

    Christian finally got admitted to the bar on 3 March 2021.

    His submission request the Court of Appeal Judges to compel President Uhuru Kenyatta to refund the money spent on BBI. He argued that the President ought to refund the money because the process was ruled by the High Court as unconstitutional.

    He cites Senior Counsel Fred Ngatia as his role model in the legal profession, citing his level of composure and how his gift of gab.

    Lawyers against the BBI at the Court of Appeal on Friday, July 2. Christian Andole is standing fourth left.
    Lawyers against the BBI at the Court of Appeal on Friday, July 2. Christian Andole is standing fourth left.
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    Apart from Ngatia, he draws a lot of inspiration from Professor Albert Mumma who has nurtured him and given him the opportunity to kick-start his career.  Advocate Charles Agwara also appears in the list of legal minds he looks up to.

    The fast-rising lawyer intends to major in commercial law. He is determined to be a powerhouse in intellectual property law which he believes the current crop of lawyers is not well acquainted in.

  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM