Advocates Benevolent Association (ABA)


About us

Advocates Benevolent Association is an arm of the Law Society of Kenya. Its main objective is to collect contribution from LSK members for the purpose of supporting advocates' Dependents in the event of their demise. The Association was formed under Section 23 of the Advocates' Act Cap 16.

Core Objectives

The sole objective of the Association is to help poor or distressed persons who are( in term of priority);

  • Firstly Members of the Association and the widows, children and other Dependents of deceased Advocates and,
  • Secondly, but only in special circumstances advocates who are not Members of the Association, and others who, for any reason, have ceased to be advocates.


ABA is a membership organization. Its membership consists of every member who is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and who has paid subscription as

  • An Annual Member
  • A Life Member

Application for Assistance

 Individuals in need, or those who may know of someone who might qualify for assistance are required to download   this form and fill then get into contact with the ABA using the e-mail address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call any of these numbers 020-8155295, 020-2625391, 0720-90498

 All request for help will be equally and thoroughly reviewed.

Kenya School of Law Scholarship

The Advocates' Benevolent Association launched the Scholarship in 2014 that will be supporting two(2) needy students enrolled in the Kenya School of Law.


  • Be Enrolled to the Kenya School of Law
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need
  • Have holding over Firm to practice in after the course before admission to the bar.
  • Show evidence for upkeep (food, transport, health insurance, books) during the course.

Application requirements

  • A copy of birth certificate/Identity card
  • A recent passport photo
  • Application letter
  • Duly completed Application Form. Download the Scholarship Application Form


Advocates who subscribe to ABA are required to fill an Next of Kin Form and return to ABA at the LSK Secretariat office.

Download the Next of Kin Form


The governing organ of the ABA is the Board of Management. The Board of Management consist of the Chairperson and three (3) other members.
The current composition of ABA Board of Management includes:

  • Ms. Njeri Kariuki (Chairperson)
  • Esther B. Nyamongo
  • Steven R. Adere
  • V. Wangui Shaw 

The Board makes all policy decision on behalf of the ABA

Contact Details

For advice or queries regarding ABA please call the Law Society of Kenya Secretariat or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 020-8155295, 020-2625391, 0720-904983