FELIX OTIENO OKETCH

Lead Consultant

LL.M.(Columbia Law School),
LLB(Kenyatta University),
Kenya School of Law (Dip)

Practice Areas

Corporate Lending & Borrowing Securitization
Corporate, Commercial & Company
Property Law and Conveyancing
Intellectual Property
Civil Ligation
Regulatory
Banking


Experience

  • Siaya County Assembly, Siaya, Kenya
    Senior Legal Counsel May 2016 – July 2019
    Drafted bills, policies and regulations. Provided advice on legal matters. Drafted and negotiated agreements and contracts, and conducted due diligence. Represented the Assembly in court.
  • Kiptinness & Odhiambo Associates, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lawyer Trainee January 2015 – December 2015
    Drafted contracts and agreements. Researched and drafted and memoranda on various issues of law including Public and Private Partnership Agreements. Conducted general office administration and client care.
  • Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution, Nairobi, Kenya
    Legal Researcher June 2013 – December 2014
    Conducted research and drafted bills, regulations, policies and administrative procedures. Monitored and evaluated the implementation of the constitution in various government bodies and institutions. Drafted legal opinions for various County Assemblies on the implementation of devolution.

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, NY
    LL.M.
    expected May 2020
    Activities: Columbia Black Law Students Association; Research Assistant to Prof. George Berman (International Commercial Arbitration)
  • Kenya School of Law, Nairobi, Kenya
    Post Graduate Diploma in Law received,
    November 2015
  • Honors: Distinction, 2nd Best Overall student, Best in Legislative Drafting and Legal Writing
    Activities: Class President
  • Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
    LLB, Second Class Upper, received December 2013
    Thesis: “The right of Access to Information as a Catalyst to Accountability in both the County and National Government”