GVA LEGAL PODCAST

OVERVIEW

GVA Legal podcast is a bi-monthly podcast with an eye towards law practice in the larger African economy and how to get useful & current information. Each episode will feature an interview with knowledgeable lawyers and professionals from different sectors who help demystify topical issues. As the tagline suggests ‘Let’s get real’, the conversations will be candid, in-depth and professional.

Ep 32: Election Basics 101

Host:
Jean Kambuni – Legal Podcast Host

Guest:
Isaack Okero Otieno – The Kenya, Country Director for
the International Foundation for
Electoral Systems (IFES).

In this episode, we delve into all matters of elections as we discuss the upcoming Kenyan general elections. Our Guest is Isaack Okero Otieno. Isaack is the Kenya Country Director for the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).

Ep 31: Intellectual Property

Host:
Louisa Matu-Mureithi – GVA

Guest:
Felix Mutundu – Commercial Practice & IP, GVA

On episode 31 of the GVA Legal Podcast, we discuss all things Intellectual Property. Louisa Matu-Mureithi and Felix Mungara explain IP, registration, rights, and commercialization. The benefits of registering your IP and monetizing your IP.

Ep 30: Data Protection and Privacy

Host:
Louisa Matu-Mureithi – GVA

Guest:
Mugambi Laibuta – Privacy and Data Protection Specialist, Legislative Counsel & Policy Analyst

Join Louisa Matu-Mureithi and our guest, Mugambi Laibuta, Advocate of the High Court, trained Mediator, Legislative Counsel, Policy Analyst and Privacy and Data Protection Specialist, as we discuss Data Protection and Privacy.

Ep 29: Retirement Planning

Host:
Louisa Matu-Mureithi – GVA

Co-Host:
Annette Akama – Advocate, GVA

Guest:
Nellie Wainaina – Senior Legal Officer, Octagon Pension Services Limited

Join Louisa Matu-Mureithi, Annette Akama and our guest Nellie Wainaina, Senior Legal Officer at Octagon Pension Services Limited as we discuss Retirement Planning.

Ep 28: Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) & Data Protection and Privacy

Host:
Louisa Matu-Mureithi – GVA

Co-Host:
Emmanuel Otieno Ouma – Advocate, GVA

Guest:
Arnold Karanja – Partner, Mwenje & Karanja Advocates

Join Louisa Matu-Mureithi, Emmanuel Otieno Ouma and Arnold Karanja, as we discuss the interplay between the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA), Data Protection and Privacy.

Ep 27: Change of Name

Host:
Louisa Matu-Mureithi – GVA

Guest:
Winnie Aluoch – Advocate, GVA

Have you ever wanted to change your name? Listen in and find out the legal process of changing your name in Kenya.

Ep 26: Cybersecurity

Host:
Louisa Matu-Mureithi – GVA

Co-Host:
Annette Akama – Advocate, GVA

Guest:
Dr. Bright Gameli – Head, Cybersecurity at Dimension Data E.A.

On this episode, we invited Dr. Bright Gameli Mawudor, Head, Managed Cyber Security Services at Dimension Data East Africa, Founder of the Cyber Security collective, Africahackon and a renounced Cybersecurity expert.

Bright discusses the regulatory framework, data breach notifications and incident response mechanisms, the interplay between cybersecurity and data privacy and how cybersecurity plays out in the corporate world and affects us as individuals. He also provides some helpful dos and don’ts to help us stay cyber safe.

Ep 25: The Legal Profession in Kenya: Emerging Areas of the Law

Host:
Joy Impano – Advocate, GVA

Co-Host:
Emmanuel Ouma – Advocate, GVA

Guest:
Eric Theuri – Chair, LSK Nairobi Branch

The practice of law has adapted to our “new” normal through the use of technology.

On this episode, we invited Eric Theuri, the Chairperson of the Law Society of Kenya – Nairobi Branch to give more insight into how these changes and developments in technology have impacted the legal practice in Kenya. We discuss emerging areas of practice, and the training legal professionals should undertake to remain relevant and give practical solutions to their clients in our ever-changing world.

Ep 24: Mental Health at the Workplace: Tools & Strategies for a Better Professional Experience.

Host:
Andrew Njenga – Advocate, GVA

Co-Host:
Annette Akama – Employment & Pensions, GVA

Guest:
Aldo Oluoch-Olunya – Counselling Psychologist

Over the last decade, conversations around mental health have been extensively developed and contextualised with a bid to analyse its effects on economic productivity and national growth. For this episode, we invited Aldo Oluoch-Olunya, a Counselling Psychologist to give us insights on how best to develop tools to cope with the extra-ordinary pressures of our work and social lives.

Aldo discusses the need to have a brave and transparent outlook on mental health in a bid to address the stigma around the subject. This is a great listen for professionals looking to strike a better balance in their lives and improve their mental well-being.