Kenya Law was awarded the Public Sector Legal Department of the Year Award at the 2019 Nairobi Legal Awards. The Awards are an initiative of the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi Branch which seeks to recognize excellence in legal practice and are meant to promote bench-marking of best practice standards in the Kenyan legal profession. Kenya Law was recognized for outstanding standards of practice and legal service delivery in an effort towards encouraging excellence in practice.
To be recognized  for this award, the recipient had to demonstrate that it had in place strategy and leadership structures including human resource policies, training and mentorship of interns, pupils and even young lawyers, its contribution to the development of law and legal practice or other legal practice matters that sets them apart from other departments, demonstrate high standards of legal services, evidence of corporate social responsibility as well as policy reform and law development. Kenya Law, the jury noted, had surpassed their expectation and became the first ever recipient to receive the Public sector legal department award.