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Chairperson, Young Members Group


Mercy Okiro MCIArb is the latest appointee to the Young Members Group (YMG) Global Steering Committee.  She is the current Chair of the YMG Kenyan branch, where she has been a committee member since 2015. Mercy is a CIArb trained mediator and is the youngest lawyer to be accredited as a mediator by the Kenyan judiciary.

She is currently writing a thesis for an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of Nairobi.  Her primary areas of interest are international dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation, legal aid, women’s rights, sports law and legal research.

Vice Chairperson

Ms.Sarah Kabochi | MCIArb

She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.), International Dispute Resolution and Management in the Extractive Industry from the University of Dundee.

Organizing Secretary

Ms.Wanjiku Muinami Karanja | MCIArb

She holds a BSc. Biochemistry with Medical Biochemistry, Life Sciences and an MSc Marketing and Management from the University of Bradford. She sits on the Branch Committee, Kenya.

YMG Member

Samuel Nderitu | FCIArb

Nderitu is an Advocate of the High court of Kenya since 2011 and Partner in charge of dispute resolution at Mbiriri Ngugi & Co Advocates. He has trained with AILA, London in Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration and is currently pursuing an LLM in International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London

He is a Director of the National Committee, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Kenya Chapter. He is a certified Arbitrator, accredited as a Mediator by CIArb and the Mediation Accreditation Committee (MAC) of the Judiciary of Kenya. He is a tutor and examiner of Arbitration and mediation. Nderitu is amember of the Law Society of Kenya, East Africa Law Society, Young ICCA and ICC YAF. He is also a member of the Judiciary of Kenya Taskforce on Alternative Justice Systems and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Taskforce on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

YMG Member

Eunice Lumallas | FCIArb

She is an Advocate of the High Court and sits on the Branch Committee. She holds a Masters Degree in Public International Law.

YMG Member

Calvin Nyachoti | FCIArb

He is an Advocate of the High Court and is the current Chairperson of CIArb Kenya. He holds a Masters degree in Law from the University of Nottingham, (UK) and an MBA in Strategic Management (Daystar University, (Kenya).

YMG Member

Lynda Banja | MCIArb

She is an Advocate of the High Court.

James Ngotho | MCIArb

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