Nairobi, April 27 -- A High Court judge has failed in his bid to obtain an order compelling the Trans Nzoia County Government to pay his dues of Sh3.4 million earned from legal services rendered when he was practising as a lawyer.

Justice Prof Nixon Sifuna, who was trading as Sifuna & Sifuna Advocates prior to his appointment to the Judiciary in 2022, wanted the court to issue orders compelling the county government to pay him the sum, which was a combination of two fee notes of Sh1.7 million each for representing it in a Kitale Court in 2014.

His contention was that the county government has despite continued issuance of revenue from the exchequer, failed to pay the said costs, which continue to accrue interest.

He accused the devolve...