The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Young Members Group (YMG) has appointed Mercy Akeyo Okiro MCIArb to its Global Steering Committee.
Mercy is the current Chair of the Kenya YMG, having sat on its main Branch Committee since 2015. She is also the youngest accredited mediator of the Judiciary in Kenya and a CIArb-trained mediator. She was admitted to the Kenyan Bar in January 2014. She is a member of the LCIA-Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and a member of the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).
Her main areas of legal practice are international dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation, legal aid, women’s rights, sports law and legal research.
Amanda Lee FCIArb, YMG Chair said:
“Mercy brings with her a wealth of experience, having already established a new and active YMG in Kenya. We are delighted to have her on board and look forward to the added perspective she will bring.”
For further information, please contact:
Nikki Nang Nilar
T: 020 7421 7481