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MR ROBERT MUTEMBEI KOOME

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Designation
TUTORIAL FELLOW
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Phone Number
+254717784952
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Law
Directorate / Dept
Law
Faculty of Law
Address
P.O. BOX 51957-00100 NRB
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  1. LLM - Master of Laws - Financial Services Law
  2. LL B - Bachelor of Laws
  3. Diploma in Business Management 
  4. Certificate in Computer Applications
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Certified Public Secretary - Member Institute of Certified Secretaries
  2. CPA Part One
  3. Post Grad. Diploma- Kenya School of Law

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

October 2019 to date: PROJECT MANAGERPROJECT MANAGER- Egerton University Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project(Funded by UNDP-Amkeni Wakenya)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide legal advice and where necessary legal representation to needy clients of the project.
  2. Advocacy and awareness creation on gender and human rights issues.
  3. Make interventions and petitions on behalf of the public on gender and human rights related issues including Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
  4. Link with strategic partners including NGOs, Government departments and relevant bodies.
  5. Support clients to access justice through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and other informal justice systems.
  6. Preparation of programme /activity plans and reports.
  7. Attends meetings as may be directed the Program Leader.
  8. Develop a community network to facilitate the project acceptance and ownership.
  9. Identify, analyze and bring to the attention of the, Program Leader funding opportunities.
  10. Develop timely reports when and if required based on activities, donor templates and stakeholder interaction framework

May 2018 to date : Tutorial Fellow: Egerton University Law : Egerton University Law School 

February 2019 to date : Partner, Kosgei, Muriuki & Koome AdvocatesFebruary 2019 to date : Partner, Kosgei, Muriuki & Koome Advocates

Position: Head of Commercial Law and Conveyancing Department

Focus: Offering Legal representation and consultancy, liaison with clients and monitoring industry developments.

February 2018 to Feb 2020 : AdvocateFebruary 2018 to Feb 2020 :

AdvocateLetangule and Company Advocates

FOCUS: Constitutional and Human Rights Litigation- Commercial law- Family law and probate- Legal research and consultancy- Corporate Secretarial services and corporate governance

Dec 2014 to Dec 2018 : Lecturer at Star College of Management Studies and Cooperative University of Kenya (Part time)

Dec 2014 to Dec 2016

Areas of teaching and research:Financial Markets Law including regulation of capital markets, Corporate Governance and Ethics, Commercial Law and Company Law

KEY PROJECTS
  • Successfully attraced funding for the faculty of law for two years through a grant from UNDP Amkeni Wakenyan to undertake legal aid activities in Nakuru County targeting the poor and marginalized groups
  • Sucessfuly organized the National Legal Aid Conference held at Sentrim Elementaita Lodge on 8th to 11th December 2020
  • Implementing the Faculty of Law Legal Aid Project as the Project Manager - Funded by European Union and UNDP Amkeni Wakenya. 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Financial Services Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Access to Justice
  • Technology Law- Fintechs 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Regulation of Financial Conglomerates- Forthcoming 
  2. Enhancing Access to justice through CSR- Forthcoming 2021- Egerton Law Journal
  3. Finance and Access to Justice - Forthcoming 2021- Egerton Law Journal 
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1. Egerton University- National Legal Aid Conference- Organizer 
  2. Paper presented at the First National Legal Aid Conference held at Sentrim Elementaita, Paper title: Enhancing Access to Justice through CSR
TEACHING AREAS
  1. Accounting for Lawyers
  2. Law of Business Associations 
  3. Consumer Protection Law
  4. Banking Law
  5. Jurisprudence and Legal theory
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Institute of Certified Secretaries
  2. Law Society of Kenya 
REFEREES
  1. Dr. Ruth Aura
  2. Prof. Michael Wabwile
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