Donald B Kipkorir Biography, Personal Life & Net Worth

Donald B Kipkorir is a seasoned Kenyan lawyer and an advocate of the high court who throws his weight behind opposition Leader Raila Odinga. The city lawyer has litigated a number of high-profile cases in Kenya including one in which he represented the Nairobi County Government in a land tussle.

Business Daily reported on 6 July 2022 that City lawyer Donald Kipkorir was to be paid Sh1. 3 billion, one of the largest legal fees granted in Kenya’s litigation history, for defending the Nairobi County Government against the Ministry of Defence in a case over the tract of land on which Embakasi Barracks stands.

We will explore the flamboyant lawyer’s biography, personal life, and career.

Donald B Kipkorir Age and Birthplace

He was born in the Marakwet County town of Cheptongei. Mr. Kipkorir will be 55 years old in 2023. He grew raised in a low-income family as the third of nine children. Donald considers his poverty acute because he had never worn shoes before coming to Nairobi for university studies.

Education Background

He attended a village school that was struggling. His mother moved him to a better school in the village and sold Busaa to pay for his school fees. Donald remarked on Twitter that he was educated by his mother and her mother.

He had planned to become a priest and had already enrolled in the seminary, but his entrance to the University of Nairobi to study law changed his plans.

Donald Kipkorir excelled at university, earning a Bachelor of Laws degree. He went on to the Kenya School of Law, where he earned his Postgraduate Diploma in Law. He then began his clerkship at Nyairo and Company Advocates.

Donald is the KTK Advocates Law Firm’s founding partner. Donald B Kipkorir began his legal career with Wetangula and Company Advocates, one of the most popular firms of the 1990s, prior to the formation of this outstanding firm. Working with Senator Moses Wetangula gave him important life lessons, such as acting on gut and instinct.

Also, working at the firm helped him hone his skills. He petitioned against one of Kenya’s greatest lawyers at the time, Satish Gautama, as a young lawyer in his twenties. He won a landmark case in which he represented Gulamhussein Sheikh, who had sued Akasha for a debt of three million US dollars.

Donald decided to embark on his own road by establishing the KTK Advocates law company. According to sources, he took out a loan that would have taken him 36 months to pay off, but he paid it off in one year. He is a dedicated professional who gives his all to his law firm. The advocate announced in a tweet that he would work 15 hours straight from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The KTK is one of Kenya’s most successful law firms, as the Managing Partner and Commercial Litigation Lead in the Litigation Department. This was due to Korir’s influence.

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His excellent twenty-five (25) years of practice have provided him with extensive knowledge in Corporate and Commercial Law, as well as a strong track record in Commercial Litigation. Donald Kipkorir is also a registered Patent Agent, Commissioner for Oaths, and Notary Public.