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Ms. Mercy Kalondu Wambua, OGW
Commission Secretary

Ms. Wambua is the Commission Secretary/Chief Executive Officer effective March 3, 2022. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a legal practitioner with administrative, law reforms, and human rights (gender and social justice) experience spanning over 18 years.
She is a holder of a Postgraduate Degree, Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies from the University of Nairobi. She is also a Certified Public Secretary.
Prior to joining the Commission, she served as the Secretary/CEO of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) from 1st March 2016 to 28th February 2022. During this period, she also served as the Secretary to the Advocates Disciplinary Committee. During her tenure, the Law Society of Kenya enhanced standards of professional practice and ethical conduct through close monitoring of advocates’ compliance status, development of LSK Regulations, various practice guidelines, policies and enactment of a Code of Conduct to guide advocates in the Country.
Before joining LSK, Ms. Wambua also served as the Deputy Legal Aid Programme Coordinator of the National Legal Aid Programme under the then Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs.
Ms. Wambua is a member of the Board of Kituo Cha Sheria.