Patrick Ochwa

Patrick Ochwa

Partner, Head of conveyancing both in Nairobi and Mombasa Office


Patrick Ochwa, the Partner in Charge of the Nairobi Office, graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from the University of Nairobi in 1990 and was admitted to the Roll of Advocates in 1992.

Career highlight

  • Wide experience in conveyance and property transactions
  • Has expertise legal skills in litigation and mining law, prospecting, licensing, acquisition, consortia formation and dispute resolution in mining ventures; acquisition of surface rights for mining purposes,
  • Served as a lead counsel for the mining venture in Kwale district, both for the mining company and for the surface rights holders, and successfully negotiated contracts, leases and other surface rights through disputes resolution mechanism and by
  • Has hands on experience in negotiating, drafting, vetting and undertaking interpretation of legal documents and contracts related to employment, labour relations and trade union matters gained in the process of negotiating titanium mining rights for Tiomin Resources (Inc.) Canada in the South Coast of Kenya which mandate included advise on legal viability of the project, resettlement conditions and procedures, environmental impact and mitigation and compliance with the mining environmental legal
  • Has served as council member of the Law society of Kenya Mombasa Chapter and has been Chairman and served in the executive committee of the Mombasa Sports

Mr. Ochwa is the Head of Conveyancing, Environment, Prospecting and Mining Division.