John M. Ohaga

John M. Ohaga

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John M Ohaga is the managing partner and co-head of dispute resolution in the leading firm of TripleOKLaw, LLP and has more than 28 years’ post-qualification experience during which he has been involved in numerous complex litigations as well as high-value domestic and international arbitrations. He is a Senior Counsel and has been recognised for his high-quality work and expertise in dispute resolution by The Legal 500, Chambers Global and Best Lawyers. John was declared the 2010, 2016 and 2017 winner of the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards for Kenya in the category of litigation. He was declared the pupil master of the year, 2019 and was first runner up for Lawyer of the Year at the Nairobi Legal Awards held in May 2019. He is recognised as a leading individual in arbitration, April 2019, The Legal 500 EMEA Rankings 2019; Band 1 recognised as pre-eminent litigator and arbitrator Chambers Global Awards, 2019. He was declared the Lawyer of the Year, 2020 at the Nairobi Legal Awards held in December 2020. He was recently named in the Africa’s 30 Arbitration Powerlist 2020 by the Africa Arbitration Academy, Africa Arbitration and the Association of Young Arbitrators. John is also an expert arbitrator and is a chartered arbitrator, a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Branch), a board member of the Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration, a member of the Mediation Accreditation Committee. He is also the chairman of the Kenya Sports Disputes Tribunal. He also chairs the Appeals Committee of the Advertising Standards Board and the National Committee on the Formulation of the ADR Policy for Kenya. He is a trustee of the M-Pesa Foundation. He also sits on the boards of several companies.

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