Mohammed Nyaoga

Managing Partner

Years with Firm:     30
Nationality:          Kenyan
Membership in Professional Societies:
•    Member of the London Institute of Directors
•    Member, Law Society of Kenya
•    Member, International Bar Association
•    Member, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries
•    Member, Kenya Institute of Directors
•    Member – International Commission of Jurists (Kenya Section)
•    Member – East Africa Law Society
•    Member – Commonwealth Lawyers Association

Key Qualifications:

Mohammed Nyaoga holds an LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Nairobi and Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law. He is a Certified Public Secretary (CPS); a Certified Company Director and a member of the London Institute of Directors. He was called to the Bar in 1985. He specializes in public procurement law, corporate finance, civil and commercial litigation. He is a recognized authority on bank securities. In addition to the practice of Law, he is the immediate past Vice–Chairman of the Law Reform Commission and the Chairman of its Business Laws Committee. In addition he is a certified training consultant in corporate governance with the Commonwealth Association for Corporate Governance.


Education:     Master of the Laws (LLM)
Institution:    University of Nairobi
Year:         2001
Course:    Public Law

Education:     Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Institution:     University of Nairobi
Year:         1984
Course:     Undergraduate studies

Education:     Post graduate Diploma in Law
Institution:     Kenya School of Law
Year:         1985
Course:    Legal Practice

Education:     Chartered Public Secretary
Year:        1987
Course:    Chartered Public Secretary

Education:     Certificate in Corporate Governance
Institution:     Commonwealth Institute of Corporate Governance
Year:        2002
Course:     Corporate Governance
Employment Record:
i.    Managing Partner: Mohammed Muigai Advocates
ii.    Currently retained by IMF to train Central Bankers on governance – Hawkmans Series.
iii.    Moderator: Civil Litigation – Kenya School of Law
iv.    Chairman – Board of Directors of Central Bank of Kenya
v.    Trainer, Author and Editor for Central Banking Publications, a global training Institution for Central Banking in Governance based in UK conducting trainings in Oxford, Cambridge and Windsor in UK
vi.    Board Member – Simba Corporation
vii.    Author of the Public Procurement Chapter in Kenya on the International Bar Association Publication – “Getting the deal through” from the year 2008
viii.    Author – Chapter on Kenya International Legal Guide
ix.    Chairman Governance and Legislation Committee of the Public Universities Inspection Board
x.    Consultant with the Open Society Initiative (ANEPAD Initiative – PRM for the Justice Sector)
xi.    Director – Institute of Directors of Kenya
xii.    Director  – Telkom Kenya Limited
xiii.    Chairman – Task Force Reviewing Mining Licenses
xiv.    Chairman – Commission of Inquiry into the Makueni Petition 2015
xv.    Chairman – Ecobank Kenya Limited