Lady Justice Grace Mumbi Ngugi is a judge of the Court of Appeal. She was among the 36 judges appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta in June.
Justice Ngugi is the co-founder of the Albinism Foundation for East Africa.
In addition, she is a human rights advocate championing for the rights of women and children, housing rights of the urban poor as well as the rights of persons with albinism in Kenya.
She was among six judges who threw out a petition filed to remove Deputy Chief Justice, Philomena Mwilu, from office.
In February 2021,Justice Mumbi Ngugi was named the Global Jurist of the year by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, USA.
Among her many accolades include; The law Society of Kenya Distinguished Service Award 2017, The C.B. Madan Award 2018 by the Platform Magazine, The transparency International Judicial Integrity Award 2019, Brand Kenya Ambassador Award in 2013 and the 2013 International Commission of Jurists-Kenya (ICJ-K) Jurist of the Year Award.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Laws (LLM) in commercial and Corporate Law from the London School of Economics.