Janet Othero

Senior Associate

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Practice Areas

  • Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT)
  • Real Estate and Conveyancing
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Take Overs
  • Joint Ventures
  • Investments
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • General Commercial Contracts
  • Energy Law
  • Labour And Employment Law
  • Matrimonial Settlement Agreements
  • Debt Collection Settlement Agreements
  • Succession And Probate Claims
  • Trust Law
  • Regulatory Matters
  • Cross Border Practice

Professional Experience

Janet Othero currently practices in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology department with a special emphasis on Financial Technology.

She has in depth knowledge of technology in the financial sector and a vast experience in contract negotiations, regulatory due diligence and general advisory for IT contracts. Janet has worked closely with financial services institutions and Government institutions for over five years. She has developed a good understanding of the regulatory policies governing financial institutions and how they are affected by digital disruption in the industry.

She continuously advises clients on the legal implications arising from cyber security incidents to ensure preventive policies are put in place to mitigate cyber threats and how to handle the inter related impact of such incidents.

Over the years she has gained experience in other practice areas including corporate and commercial, banking & finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and real estate.

She is listed in the Legal 500, 2017 edition, as a next generation lawyer in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets.


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  • Education:
    Bachelor of Law (LL.B) Degree with Honours from University of Nairobi in December 2009. She thereafter joined the Kenya School of Law for a Post Graduate Diploma


  • Law Society of Kenya