Veronicah Odipo

Veronicah Odipo Ogo Law Founding Partner and Lead in Litigation

 

Founding Partner and Lead in Litigation, Legal Audit and Compliance

Ms Veronicah Odipo is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a certified Legal Audit and Compliance Officer. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree (with Honours) from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Education from the Kenya School of Law).

Miss Odipo is the founding partner of the Firm. She is well recognized for her achievements in various areas of practice.

Noteworthy are her leadership of the Legal and Documentation Department of the Yes National Campaign Secretariat which led to the promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and her participation in the UNICTR Defense team in Arusha Tanzania.

She has prosecuted and won many Criminal, Civil, Labour and Family Law matters and is often times called in to offer litigation support to established firms. She has excellent analytical skills and leads the firm’s Legal Audit and Compliance team. She is passionate about teaching commercial law and data protection and management.

Key Competencies
Miss Odipo has a strong bias for and demonstrated excellence in litigation, corporate law, technology and telecommunications, legal and policy audit and compliance.

Elizabeth Gitari-Mitaru

Elizabeth Gitari-Mitaru Ogo Law Managing Partner

 

 Managing Partner, Lead Natural Resources and Sustainability Law

Mrs. Gitari-Mitaru is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She has a Masters degree in Environmental Policy, a Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law and an LLB from University of Nairobi. She is currently perusing her PhD in Environmental Law.

She has diverse expertise in wildlife law enforcement, African land tenure systems management, conservancy models, environmental legislative systems, environmental policy as well as energy law. She has headed several legal departments at national and international conservation NGOs in Kenya and supported various organizations to streamline their natural resource conservation and protection policies.

She has presented papers and lectures at Cambridge University in the UK and Stetson University in the USA. Mrs. Gitari sits on the boards of East African Wildlife Society and is the Secretary of Eco-Tourism Kenya.

Key Competencies

Mrs. Gitari-Mitaru has a strong bias for Environment and Natural resources management Law and Policy. She has tangible experience in climate change mitigation frameworks, community wildlife conservation strategy and governance structures, criminal justice interventions in enforcement of environmental and conservation law and natural resource conflict resolution. She is passionate about teaching environmental law and policy and mentoring upcoming lawyers.

Yvonne Otweyo

Yvonne Otweyo Ogo Law Partner, Lead, Energy and Infrastructure

 

Partner, Lead, Energy and Infrastructure

Ms. Yvonne Otweyo is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She has a Masters in Oil and Gas law from Dundee University in Scotland, a Postgraduate Diploma from Kenya School of law and an LLB form Catholic University of East Africa.

She has experience in various areas of law with special bias towards corporate legal advisory, commercial transactions and conveyancing. In the recent years she has picked up the area of energy and oil and gas law following her master’s degree studies. With this she has been involved in various projects in the country around the sector.

Most notably she was part of the team that developed the Local Content Policy and reviewed the local content regulations, aligning them to the Kenyan extractive sector, a World Bank funded project under Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.

She was also part of the team tasked to align the environmental laws and regulations to the petroleum sector, also a World Bank funded project through the Ministry of Petroleum. She was part of the team that advised the National Environmental Management Authority on the Review of the Applicability of Kenya’s Existing and Draft Environmental Regulations to the Petroleum Sector.

She has also been involved in various publications like the Energy Scenarios for Eastern Africa a project done under the Society for International Development. She is currently working on contributing to a book on the energy scenarios in Africa.

Key Competencies
Miss Otweyo has a strong bias for Energy and Extractives Law, Oil and Gas Law and has advised several clients on production sharing agreements, power purchase agreements, energy performance contracting and extractives legal management and audit. She has diverse experience in negotiation and drafting of energy contracts and she lectures universities on Oil and Gas law.

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