Assistant Lecturer and Director of the Strathmore Tax Research Centre
LLB (UON), LLM (Queen Mary College, University of London)
Daisy Ogembo-Adongo is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with significant 8 years post-study experience. She holds an undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Nairobi and a Masters in Commercial and Corporate Law from University of London, Queen Mary College. Daisy has worked in the leading firm of Oraro & Company Advocates where she spent six years carrying out legal research on numerous areas of the law, and touching on crosscutting issues relevant to her clients’ needs. She also obtained significant experience in the preparation of briefs and submissions for consumption by the High Court of Kenya, the Court of Appeal of Kenya and the International Criminal Court, clients and decision makers in various government institutions such as the Kenya Revenue Authority, the Central Bank of Kenya and Treasury. Daisy also had an opportunity to make numerous oral arguments before judges of the High Court and Court of Appeal in Kenya. Apart from taking several modules in tax law during her LLM study, Daisy gained some practical experience in revenue law in Kenya, including litigation in the tax tribunals while working with the leading legal and financial tax advisory firm, Viva Africa Consulting LLP. She presently works at the Strathmore Law School as a full time faculty member and Director of Research, Strathmore Tax Research Centre. She will be commencing her DPhil at the Oxford University in September 2014. Her areas of interest include comparative law, tax administration, international tax law, tax theory and policy, regulation of multinational enterprises (MNEs), and administrative law.
Equity of Access to University Education in Kenya: Improving Financing Through Law Reform;
Money Laundering: A Review of the Bill;
The Role of Injunctions in Kenyan Courts;
Tax Evasion, Tax Avoidance and Tax Mitigation: A Study; “Know Your Customer Regulations:
“Regulatory Burden” Or “Regulatory Bonus”;
VAT Refunds and Human Rights; Creating an Enabling Environment for Philanthropy through Tax Incentives.
Oxford Centre for Business Taxation Studentship, April 2014;
Research Fellowship Max Planck Institute for Tax Law & Public Finance (Munich), November 2013;
Dean's List University of Nairobi, Parklands Law Campus, October 2006;
Certificate of Merit—Hamilton Harrison and Mathews Prize– Best first year student in the Faculty of Law University of Nairobi, 2003; Silver Prize Kianda High School, Student with the best social and human relations, 1999-2001.