Florence K. Shako, LLM (LSE), LLB (Nairobi), CPA (Strathmore)
Ms Florence Shako (née Gakungi) is a Lecturer at Riara Law School. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi School of Law in 2010. She graduated at the top of her class and received three prestigious awards for being the best overall law student that is, the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Trustee Fund prize, the Kaplan and Stratton Advocates prize and the Mohammed/Muigai Advocates prize. Thereafter, Ms Shako pursued a Master of Laws degree at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She specialised in Corporate and Commercial Law graduating in 2012. She also holds several professional qualifications. Ms Shako holds a postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
Her areas of scholastic interest include Commercial Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Law of Contracts, the Law of Business Associations, Labour law, Accounting for Lawyers, Tort Law, Human Rights Law and Constitutional Law. Her ongoing research relates to Alternative Dispute Resolution with a focus on International Commercial Arbitration.
Ms. Shako has recently published an article titled “Towards a Transnational Legal Order: The Role of Culture in Commercial Arbitration in Africa” in the Transnational Dispute Management Journal, Volume 13, Issue 4, October 2016.