Sussie is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) from Strathmore University, Kenya; a post graduate Diploma in Law (Pg. Dip) and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the University of Nairobi. She undertook her pupillage at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) before practicing law for four years as an associate at the firm of Damaris W Gitonga & Co Advocates. She then served the Kenyan Judiciary in the capacity of legal researcher attached to the High Court before moving to academia.
She is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Family Studies and Ethics (IFS) and teaches contract and employment law.
Areas of interest
Employment and Labour Relations with a present focus on work- family life balance and decency in domestic work.
Environmental Law with a present focus on WEEE waste management and urban greening.
Family Law with a present focus on millennials’ perceptions on the institution of marriage.
The schism between Kenyan Electoral culture and electoral legislation, LSK Advocate Magazine (Annual Conference 2022 Edition) Volume 1, Issue 13, July 2022.
Redeeming Criminal Investigations in Kenya: Frontloading criminal legal expertise, Accepted 25 th April 2022, Forthcoming, 1 st Issue of the NCAJ Criminal Justice Reforms Conference Compendium.
Invigorating Kenya’s absorptive capacity for health, safety and environmental technology in the upstream petroleum sector, LLM Thesis (unpublished)
Scholar, European Forum Alpbach, 2022.