Washington Otieno

Washington Otieno

Registered Certified Secretary
email: washington@ondabalaw.co.ke

Biography

Washington is a registered Certified Secretary with the Registration of Certified Public Secretaries Board and member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya, having graduated from Vision Institute of Professional Studies in 2015. He is also an experienced and seasoned Legal Clerk especially in Corporate Secretarial matters.

His career first began in 2016 as a law clerk at the firm of Kahuthu And K. Advocates where he trained and gained experience in company registration, assisting in Research and in the conduct of legal due diligence for pending and upcoming court cases, attending court and writing up briefs, drafting court orders and decrees for execution.

He then joined the firm of Ondaba And Partners Advocates in 2019 as a Corporate Secretarial Assistant and currently oversees matters corporate secretarial including registration and conversion of companies, preparation and filing of Annual and/or Interim Returns, conducting event-driven filings for companies as well as conducting Research on company secretarial functions and professional developments in keeping up with latest corporate secretarial practices.

He has had leadership opportunities as a student leader in Ofafa Jericho High School and later in Intra-Global Training Institute where he assisted in developing the Institute’s vision and ensuring its values and beliefs were observed by students, overseeing the implementation of policies and Board decisions affecting the students and the institute at large, advocating for and promoting good governance within the Institute, fostering inclusivity and incorporation of students in decision making process and representing students in council meetings and/or Board meetings.

Outside corporate secretarial practice, he is an avid pianist, enjoys soccer and listening to jazz and rhumba music.