Court of Appeal Judge Philomena Mwilu has been nominated for the post of Deputy Chief Justice.
Lady Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu graduated from the University of Nairobi and was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 1984.
She practised law in the firms of Muthoga Gaturu & Company and later Mutunga & Company Advocates.
She worked as company secretary and headed a state corporation before being appointed as Judge of the High Court in 2007.
Her name has been submitted to President Uhuru Kenyatta.