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Mr. Mathew Kyalo Mbobu is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya of 29 years good standing. Since 1987, he has practised law right from the District Magistrate’s Courts level to the level of the Supreme Court of Kenya.

Since October, 1994, Mr. Kyalo Mbobu has been a Lecturer law at the School of Law of University of Nairobi both at the Undergraduate and Post-Graduate level. He has taught law of Contract, Evidence, Equity, Law of International Institutions and International Commercial Arbitration. He has also supervised numerous LLB dissertations and LLM thesis. Mr. Kyalo has published a legal text entitled:- The Law and Practice of Evidence in Kenya. and also contributed a chapter in a publication called Arbitration Law and Practice in Kenya. He has attended and made presentations in numerous local and international fora and symposia.

Mr. Kyalo is currently the Chairman of the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal (PPDT) established under the Political Parties Act, 2011. The Tribunal hears and determines disputes arising within and among political parties in Kenya.

Mr. Kyalo is also a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) of London. As an arbitrator, he has participated in several local, regional and international arbitral proceedings within Kenya. Additionally, Mr. Kyalo is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK) which promotes good corporate governance within Kenya and beyond.

He is married with 2 children.

LL.B(Hons); LL.M (Georgetown); CPS(K); FCIArb