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This is what KOT think of Muite’s ‘meager’ legal fees

Lawyer Paul Muite has excited Kenyans online after he revealed his “meager” legal fees that is 15 times lower than the fee charged by his colleague.

Muite and lawyer Kioko Kilukumi represented the Ministry of Lands in a Supreme Court legal battle with the National Lands Commission, represented by Tom Ojienda, on issuance of tittle deeds.

On Thursday, a judge threw out an application by the Commission seeking to set aside a taxed bill of costs.

This means that the Commission will have to pay Ojienda Sh221 million as his legal fees for the representation.


Muite exclaimed at the billing quoting that his joint fee with Kilukumi was only Sh15 million, terming it as “gross under-charging.”

The Commission had sought opinion in the Supreme Court on who had the mandate to issue title deeds.

The court ruled the issuance was a preserve of the Lands Ministry.

The report on how tax payers will fork the Sh 221 million to be paid to Ojienda has elicited mixed reactions online.