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.
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.
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.
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.
Emmanuel Otieno Ouma – Advocate, GVA
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.
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.
Joy Impano – Advocate, GVA
Emmanuel Ouma – Advocate, GVA
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.
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.
Ms. Alaka Lugonzo – Extractives Strategist, Oxfam
In this episode we host Alaka Lugonzo, an extractives strategist working with Oxfam in Kenya.
Alaka discusses the legal, social and economic intersections of oil and gas exploration in Kenya and specific pertinent issues such as the legal gaps in the existing regulatory framework that need to be addressed.
We also discuss the role of gender and community involvement in oil and gas extraction and the wider implications of wholesome national involvement in the extractives sector in Kenya.