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Njeri Mwathi


2017/2018

nmwathi[at]ielpo.org
Kenya

Njeri Mwathi is a lawyer, born and raised in Kenya. She was awarded a Bachelor of Laws degree (with honours) from Moi University School of Law. She completed her Bar exams and pupillage in July 2017 and is awaiting admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

At Moi University, she served as the Editor-in-chief of the Moi University Law Review and as a member of the Student's Governing Council. Njeri also represented the school in a number of prestigious national, regional and international moot court competitions - Concours Jean Pictet, Price Media Law, World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, All African Moot Court Competition, Commonwealth Moot Court Competition and the ICRC Moot. In 2014, Njeri was conferred the Chancellor's Shining Star Award for her exemplary performance in moot court, following her Best Team award at the 22nd All African Moot Court Competition.

Njeri worked for two years as a legal trainee and legal assistant at Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Advocates in Nairobi where she developed her interest in corporate and commercial law. While pursuing her post-graduate studies at the Kenya School of Law, she represented the school and won at the African Regional Round of the ELSA Moot Court Competition in WTO Law, her introduction into the world of international trade law and macroeconomics. She also participated in the Final Oral Round at the WTO headquarters in Geneva in June 2017.

She aspires to work as a legal consultant for the economic development of third world countries and increased investment in African ventures. She is also passionate about revisionist history, social entrepreneurship and feminism.

She speaks fluent English and Swahili, proficient German and is learning Spanish.

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