Pravin Bowry has been in practice since 1971 having graduated from the Kenya School of Law where he was awarded the Law Society Prize for the Best Academic Performance for the year 1970- 1971.
Mr. Bowry is a renowned and fearless practitioner in both civil and criminal litigation, having undertaken some of the most sensitive and politically volatile cases involving intricate legal issues.
He has the distinction of defending personalities ranging from Chief Justices, Members of Parliament, Permanent Secretaries and Advocates and has appeared in famous cases such as the Goldenberg Inquiry, the murder trial of Johanna Anguka in the “Ouko murder trial”, and the Makhalla trial involving the disappearance and murder of an English girl, Julie Ward, in the world famous Maasai Mara.
He was instrumental in prosecuting a Constitutional case that successfully led to the Kenya Anti Corruption Authority (KACA) being declared unconstitutional, only later to become, for a short duration, the Assistant Director (Legal Services) of KACA’s successor, the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACCA)
Mr. Bowry was a columnist with the Standard writing a respected and popular weekly column and a Director for a decade of the human rights organization, (IMLU) Independent Medico-Legal Unit.
His other weaknesses are golf, gardening and collecting old East African coins.