JOHN M. OHAGA - MANAGING PARTNER
LL.B (Hons.), Nbi. Diploma in Law (KSL), F.CI Arb. Advocate, Commissioner for Oaths, Notary Public
John Ohaga graduated from the University of Nairobi in 1989 with an honours degree in law. He thereafter applied to and was accepted for pupilage at one of the oldest law firms in the country, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews (HHM). After undergoing a successful one (1) year pupilage programme he was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 1990. He thereafter spent two (2) years working at HHM between 1990 and 1992 and left in late 1992 to join the firm of R.A. Kassam & Company Advocates; He spent a further year at this firm before leaving in April 1993 to found the firm of Onyango, Ohaga & Company in partnership with Tom Onyango.
Subsequently, he and Tom Onyango joined up with James and Jinaro to form the present firm of Ochieng’ Onyango, Kibet & Ohaga (now TripleOKlaw Advocates).
John has a passion for litigation and particularly commercial litigation. However, he also has significant experience in other aspects of civil litigation including employment and labour disputes, landlord and tenant, public procurement. He is also interested in alternative dispute resolution and in particular arbitration. Currently he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a co-convenor of the Law Society of Kenya Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution.)
John is currently the Managing Partner of the firm and also sits on the boards of several companies most notably on the board of Galana Oil.