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Kennedy O. Owiti

Managing Partner
Kennedy O. Owiti

Managing Partner

Mr. Owiti is an accomplished advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He obtained his Honours Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Nairobi in 1991 and a post-graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Kenya School of Law in 1992. Accordingly, he has over twenty five (25) years of working experience in three different legal practices in both litigation and management. He is an experienced legal expert and has advised corporate entities, government departments as well as individual clients. He is the Managing Partner at Owiti, Otieno & Ragot Advocates.

He has broad experience in civil and constitutional litigation before both the High Court and Court of Appeal and has recently represented high profile institutional clients in major cases that have attracted broad public interest. He also practices com-mercial law before various tribunals including Public Procurement Appeals Tribunal, Cooperative Tribunal and Industrial Court where he represents mainly institutional clients. Mr. Owiti also has a lot of experience in drafting commercial agreements, com-pany and conveyancing instruments in addition to acting for clients in these areas.

Kennedy has solid research background and currently pursues an MBA in Strategic Management at the University of Nairobi. He holds a BA degree in Divinity from the Southern Baptist Seminary – USA. Ken is married to Elizabeth and they have a daughter and two sons. He loves to play golf.

+254 721 609 189
Kisumu, Kenya

David Otieno

Partner
David Otieno

Partner

Mr. Otieno is a seasoned litigating advocate of the high court with over 22 years of experience in commercial civil litigation. David holds an LLB Honours degree from the university of Nairobi and a post graduate diploma in advocacy from the Kenya School of Law.

David is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators with over 10 years of experience in arbitration and dispute resolution. From 2011 to 2017 David served as a member of the Independent Disciplinary and Appeals Committee (IDAC) of the Kenya Premier League where he participated variously in dispute resolutions.

He has wide experience in Judicial Review, Constitutional Law Practice as well as Pub-lic Interest Litigation. David is a Trustee of Real Kisumu Football Club, Kisumu youth Soccer Network and has served in boards of Governors in various Schools. He is a football enthusiast and enjoys playing it.

+254 722 403794
Kisumu, KENYA

Jude T. Ragot

Partner
Jude T. Ragot

Partner

A holder of an LLB honours degree from the University of Nairobi, Ragot was admitted to the bar Roll of advocates in 1998 where he practiced under M/s Ragot & Company Advocates as a Managing Partner and Founder. Mr Ragot also has a post graduate diploma.

With over 22 years of practice, Mr. brings to OOR immeasurable wealth of experience in criminal law, commercial law involving all aspects of tort law, labour law , procurement and disposal law, constitutional Law, debt collec-tion, insurance claims of all types, conveyancing, environmental law, interna-tional commercial law, company law and the litigation that arise in those areas of law

He is an active member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Law Society of Kenya, East African Law Society and FIDA Kenya. He loves swimming, jogging, reading and making new friends.

+254 722 268584
Kisumu, KENYA

Associate Lawyers

Our team of lawyers are as diverse as our areas of practice. It is their achievements, expertise and ideals that shape our culture and our future. We therefore seek innovative, dynamic members who can add value to and continuously improve this team.

Cecil W. Kouko

Senior Associate
Cecil W. Kouko

Senior Associate

Mr. Kouko is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, and a honors graduate from Kampala International University. He was admitted to the bar in 2012 and joined the firm in the same year.

Cecil has a solid background and over six years experience in civil and constitutional litigation before both the High Court and Court of Appeal and has recently represented high profile institutional clients. He also practices commercial law before various tribunals including Public Procurement Appeals Tribunal, Cooperative Tribunal and Industrial Court where he represents mainly institutional clients. He brings on board a wealth of experience in transactional advisories on areas of energy law, commercial agreements, legal compliance and privatization. He is well conversant with corporate commercial transactions, as well as conveyancing transactions, having death with a number of transfers, leases, sub-leases, charges and mortgages, etc over the years.

+254 726 944272
Kisumu

MACHAGE NANCY

Senior Associate
MACHAGE NANCY

Senior Associate

Ms. Nancy Kemunto is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, and a honours graduate from Kabarak University. She was admitted to the bar in 2015, and joined the Firm in Jan 2019. She has over 5 years experience as an advocate.

She has routinely advised and represented individual, corporate and govern-mental clients. She is experienced in handling, conveyancing, criminal and civil litigation as well as commercial disputes. She has experience in
handling trademarks, service marks, utility models, industrial designs and pa-tents application procedures. She has participated in various international sem-inars, and is widely consulted on issues involving Contracts of Sale of goods, Concession Agreements, Service Provider Agreements, License and Franchise Agreement.

VICTOR MUNAI

Senior Associate
VICTOR MUNAI

Senior Associate

Victor is a dedicated and resourceful Legal Professional with over 3 years of progressive experience in providing legal support and research. Proven track record of offering general administrative support whilst handling several legal tasks as assigned.

He is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, and a honors graduate from University of Nairobi. He is currently pursuing LLM at the same University. Mr. Olao is a member of several professional organizations e.g LSK, IRPM, JLAM among others.

He has on numerous occasions represented both individual and corporate clients in criminal and civil matters. He also boasts of experience in handling Employment-Labour Relations matters, Land and Environmental matters.
He hold a postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law

+254 723 695456
Kisumu City

Nixon Abira

Associate
Nixon Abira

Associate

Mr. Nixon Abira is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, and a honors graduate from Kenyatta University. He was admitted to the bar in 2017 and joined our firm in the same year, having been with us during his Pupillage and Holding Over.

He has proven experience and capability in preparation and registration of mortgages, charges, debentures, purchases, sales, leases, surrenders, discharge of charge and transfers on behalf of the client’s (especially banks) to secure loans for borrowers. He has on numerous occasions represented both individu-al and corporate clients in criminal and civil matters. He also boasts of experience in handling Employment-Labour Relations matters and Land matters. He has also participated in various pro-bono matters with organizations such as KEILIN and Kituo cha Sheria and has also took up and closed three (3) pau-per brief matters at Kisumu High court in the year 2017.

+254 728 014923
Kisumu

MIRRIAM ONSONGO

Associate
MIRRIAM ONSONGO

Associate

Ms Kerubo is a dedicated advocate of the high court having attained her Bachelors degree in Law from Catholic University of East Africa. She also holds a postgraduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law. Kerubo has a Certified Secretaries Course from East Africa School of Management as well as a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

She advises and represents individual, corporate and governmental clients in civil and criminal courts. She is experienced in handling litigation, conveyancing, commercial law and customer advisory

Away from her career as a lawyer, Ms Kerubo is also a very good peer educator, counselor and trainer having accomplished several short courses in various institutions. She has on numerous occasions represented both individual and corporate clients in criminal and civil matters.

+254 727 409811
Kisumu City

SHEM OMONDI OKOYO

Associate
SHEM OMONDI OKOYO

Associate

Mr. Shem holds a LLB. Degree from Kampala International University and a Post-graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law. An ardent litigator, Shem was admitted to the bar in 2015 and has solid experience in commercial civil litigation, insurance law and has written various advisories on family law cases.

He has proven experience and capability in preparation and registration of mortgages, charges, debentures, purchases, sales, leases, surrenders, discharge of charge and transfers on behalf of the client’s (especially banks) to secure loans for borrowers. He has on numerous occasions represented both individual and corporate clients in criminal and civil matters. He also boasts of expe-rience in handling Employment-Labour Relations matters and Land matters.

+254 716 664 638 | +254 739 239 634
Nairobi, Kenya

BRIAN OTIENO

Associate
BRIAN OTIENO

Associate

A practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Otieno holds a law degree from the University of Nairobi. He has over years demonstrated professional-ism in all his dealings with clients and has extensive knowledge of legal, secretarial and office practices. He is an expert at applying the law to a specific situation faced by a client.

Otieno has a Certified Secretaries Course from East Africa School of Management as well as a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He advises and represents individual, corporate and governmental clients in matters environment, technology, intellectual property law and legal research.

Away from her career as a lawyer, Mr Otieno is also a very good team player, energetic, flexible and able to multitask..

Tel: +254 727 409811
Kisumu

PHILIP OMOITI

Associate
PHILIP OMOITI

Associate

Mr. Omoiti holds a LLB. Degree from Kabarak University and a Post-graduate Diploma from Kenya School of Law. An ardent litigator, Omoiti was admitted to the bar in 2017 and has solid experience in commercial civil litigation,
insurance law and has written various advisories on family law cases.

He has proven experience and capability in preparation and registration of mortgages, charges, debentures, purchases, sales, leases, surrenders, discharge of charge and transfers on behalf of the client’s (especially banks) to secure loans for borrowers.

He has on numerous occasions represented both individual and corporate clients in criminal and civil matters. He also boasts of experience in handling Employment-Labour Relations matters and Land matters.

Tel: +254 736 871 646
Kisumu

ARIHO NGUNDU

Associate
ARIHO NGUNDU

Associate

Mr Ngundu is a practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, and an LL.B honours graduate from Uganda Christian University. He was admitted to the bar in 2015, and joined the Firm in Jan 2019. He has over 4 years experience as an advocate.

He has routinely advised and represented individual, corporate and governmental clients. He is experienced in handling, conveyancing, criminal and civil litigation as well as commercial disputes. He has experience in handling trade-marks, service marks, utility models, industrial designs and patents application procedures. He has participated in various international seminars, and is widely consulted on issues involving Contracts of Sale of goods, Concession Agreements, Service Provider Agreements, License and Franchise Agreement.

Tel: +254 727 409811
Kisumu