Susan Waithera Kagwe | 2016 - SpiceTalks | … ideas from the backyard of society
Is an Advocate of 11 years standing admitted as such in November 2005.
She has had the opportunity to study at the prestigious Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda where she had the opportunity to gain her legal training under the tutelage of some of the best legal scholars in Africa.
She has worked with several law firms in her career to date such as Waruhiu K’owade & Ng’ang’a Advocates, Punja & Kagongona Advocates where she set up the firm and its first offices in Bruce House in the CBD. She has immense experience in Coveyancing, Commercial, Criminal, Corporate, Family and Intellectual Property Law among other areas of the Law. Susan is actively involved in all disciplines of the Law as well as mediation on family and land matters especially through her offices in Kangemi as well as the Pro bono work that she has been doing for FIDA for the past 4 years.
In 2013 Susan took a short break from practice to work for Alabastron Network Trust which is an organization that engages in life coaching for women. The Trust is the producer of a TV program known as My Unspoken. She was involved in setting up the foundations of a legal department within the organization. During her stay at the Trust Susan gained immense experience in training as well as honing her organizational skills.
Susan is now involved in a Mchanganyiko Home in Kibera Slums which is a safe house for sexually abused women and children. The home was set up to assist women who have children with different disabilities. She has been involved in giving them free legal advice as well as getting them assistance for food stuff and other essentials that they are in constant need of.
Susan has a strong passion for women and their rights and empowerment