Private Law

Message from the Chairperson, Private Law

Dr. Robert Owino Omondi

Welcome to JKUAT Department of Private Law,
The Department of Private Law is a strategic component of the University’s innovative and market-based programmes with a vision to transcend new boundaries in the realm of private law.

The Department seeks to promote high quality research and teaching in private law with specific emphasis on the general private law principles of the Kenyan legal system, regional and international law. Amongst the subjects offered by the Department include:
HRD 2102 Development Studies and Social Ethics
LSC 2103 Torts I
LSC 2104 Contract Law I
LSC 2108 Torts II
LSC 2109 Contract Law II
LSC 2204 Family Law
LSC 2206 Alternative Dispute Resolution
LSC 2207 Civil Procedure
LSC 2208 Company Law
LSC 2211 Law of Succession
LSC 2215 Judicial Attachment
LSC 2302 Commercial Law I
LSC 2303 Equity and Trusts
LSC 2307 Banking Law
LSC 2310 Capital Markets Law
LSC 2311 Insurance Law
LSC 2313 Law of Partnerships and Societies
LSC 2314 Commercial Law II
LSC 2324 Conflict of Laws
LSC 2401 Labour Law

Law students are required to make constructive use of the knowledge and skills they acquire by contributing to national development and the community through legal aid, community service, judicial attachment and similar outreach activities.  Students are also prepared to critically assess, interpret and apply the law and have the historical, comparative and jurisprudential background that is essential for a thorough and critical understanding of law and legal institutions.

The department is supported by a dedicated and qualified staff whose profiles are listed below:
1.    Faith Simiyu.
2.    Jotham Arwa.
3.    Oluoch Wauna
4.   Priscilla Musikali
5.    Rose Kyalo.
6.    Sadat Lunani.
7.    Grace Katasi.
8.    Dr. Robert Omondi Owino.

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