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Christabel Mideva Eboso: The Impressive Academic & Career Achievements of Nelson Havi’s Daughter

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree it appears as Christabel Mideva Eboso follows in the footsteps of her father, former Law Society of Kenya President Nelson Havi. She is a Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant at the University of Kent, School of Law, Canterbury, U.K.

Christabel has an inclination towards commercial litigation, Arbitration, governance and gender law. She has interests in feminism and women in governance.

Christabel attended Alliance Girls High School between 2008 and 2011 before proceeding to the University of Nairobi (UoN) where she graduated from in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in law.

File image of Lawyer Christabel Mideva Eboso. |Photo| Courtesy|
File image of Lawyer Christabel Mideva Eboso. |Photo| Courtesy|

She went back to UoN between from 2017 to 2018 for a Master of Laws – LLM, Law, Governance and Democracy. She was admitted to the Bar in 2018.

“It was another happy today, when I witnessed the admission to the Bar, of one of my daughters and pupil, Christabel Mideva Eboso. Congratulations and welcome aboard, Christy. You are up to the task ahead of you,” Havi tweeted then.

She proceeded to the in 2019 and graduated in 2023 with a Doctor of Philosophy – PhD, Law, Socio-Legal Studies.

The Kent lawyer has horned her career serving in various institutions since 2015. She was a research assistant at the National Crime Research Centre from January till June that year. She then interned at the Professor Albert Mumma & Co. Advocates between June and December 2016.

Christabel was a research assistant at the University of Nairobi in 2017. She then proceeded to have a stint at her father’s firm, Havi & Co. Advocates as a trainee. She served at Nyaanga & Mugisha Co. Advocates before departing for the UK.

According to her LinkedIn bio, she is currently a Graduate Research And Teaching Assistant at the University of Kent.

File image of former LSK President Nelson Havi and his daughter Christabel Mideva Eboso. |Photo| Courtesy|
File image of former LSK President Nelson Havi and his daughter Christabel Mideva Eboso. |Photo| Courtesy|

In a September 2021 interview with Palm Magazine, Christabel described law as a learning career, noting that she interacts with people from different backgrounds daily. She had been featured on the publication as one of Africa’s Top Legal Millennials.

“the profession is a hub of networks, with different areas of law enjoying a symbiotic relationship ensuring that none is considered as more superior than the other”, she said.

Christabel is a member of the Gender Committee, Law Society of Kenya.