Lynn Owano

Associate

Post Admission Experience: One year

Membership in Professional Societies:

Member of the Law Society of Kenya, East Africa Law Society & LSK Nairobi Branch.

Educational Background:

Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law , 2016.

Bachelor of Laws, LLB (Hons) University of Nairobi, 2015

Certified Secretary (CS), KASNEB (Ongoing)

Practice Areas: Criminal Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Constitutional Petitions, Judicial Review Applications, Family Law, Employment Law.

Notable Assignments Handled

  • Successfully participated in representing a Member of Parliament (at both the High Court and Court of Appeal) in an Election Petition filed challenging the said MP’s election that took place on 8th August 2017.
  • Successfully participated in representing the Judicial Service Commission in consolidated cases by a number of Magistrates challenging both the jurisdiction of the Judges and Magistrates Vetting Board and their removal from office.
  • Presently part of the team representing the Law Society of Kenya in an Appeal to the Supreme Court seeking to have sections 4, 16, 21 (1), 23(1), 25 (1) (3), 52 (1) (2) and 58(2) of the Work Injury Benefits Act 2007 declared unconstitutional.
  • Presently part of the team representing a client at the Court of Appeal in a Constitutional Petition seeking various declarations of grave violations of the Constitution as well as orders against various stakeholders at the Ministry of lands and Physical Planning for interfering with the functions of the National Land Commission.
  • Presently part of the team representing a client at the High Court (Constitutional and Human Rights Division) to seek orders a sitting Governor whose academic qualifications for that seat are in question.
  • Presently part of the team representing the Law Society of Kenya in a Constitutional Petition filed by individuals challenging the Constitutionality of sections 22(1) (b), (c) & 23 of the Advocates Act, Section 7 of the Law Society of Kenya Act, Rule 10 & 11 of the Advocates (Continuing Legal Education) Regulations, 2004 which make it mandatory
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