Benard Kibet Sang

Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Laws (LL.M)-Public Finance & Financial Services Law, UoN
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), Upper Second Class Honours, Moi University
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law
  • CPA (now at section III), KASNEB
  • O-Levels: Alliance High School

Professional Qualifications

  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Commissioner for Oaths
  • Notary Public
  • Tax Agent
  • Trade Marks & Patent Agent
  • Legal Auditor
  • Law Lecturer, Moi University (Past, MKU & JKUAT)

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
  • East Africa Law Society (EALS)
  • Commonwealth Lawyers Association
Career

Mr Sang holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) (in Public Finance and Financial Services Law (i.e Procurement & Public Accounting Law, Advanced/International Tax Law, Banking & Financial Services Law, Capital Markets & Securities Law, together with GATT-WTO Law, International Investments Law, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Law and Development, and Research Methodology). He is also a Graduate from Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya where he graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B), Second Class Honours, Upper Division.

After the graduation, Sang joined the leading firm of Kipkenda, Lilan & Koech Advocates where he worked as an intern/pupil from July 2007 till January 2009. Mr Sang was admitted to the Bar as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya on 8th October 2009, upon which he continued working in the firm of Kipkenda, Lilan & Koech Advocates till December 2011.

In January 2012, Mr Sang joined the leading firm of Walker Kontos Advocates as an Associate Advocate in the Commercial and Conveyancing Department. Thereafter, he left to join the firm of Magut and Sang Associates as a Partner, before founding the current firm as a senior partner.

Legal Practice

Sang has experience in Commercial, Civil and Criminal Litigation as well as
Alternative Dispute Resolution including Mediation and Arbitration, and has had the opportunity to participate in precedent-setting cases in the High Court and the Court of Appeal. He is an able litigator who has represented clients in complex and sensitive Commercial Disputes, Property Disputes on land and environment, Public Finance disputes like tax and procurement, Labour Law, Administrative Law, Insurance Law, Family Law, Probate and Administration matters and has also represented clients in various Courts and Tribunals in Kenya.

Sang also has wide experience in Conveyancing, Commercial Transactions, and Corporate Law having had an opportunity of representing a wide range of clients, especially banks, financial and mortgage institutions, micro-finance institutions, public corporations and other lending institutions in the practice relating Security documentation and/or perfection, Law of Business Associations including but not limited to incorporation and restructuring of Companies, Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships, non-profit organizations, charities and NGO’s.

Academia

Sang is also a scholar who lectures at Moi University (MU), and previously Mount Kenya University (MKU) and Jomo Kenya University of Science and Technology (JKUAT). Sang’s areas of specialization in academia is Public Finance and Financial Services Law, with experience in Property Law and Commercial Law.

During his teaching experience, Sang has taught/handled the following courses:
Property (Land) Law, Conveyancing Law and Practice, Commercial Law, Capital Markets Law, Insurance Law, Tax Law, Banking & Negotiable Instruments Law, Law of Succession, Trust Law & Trust Accounts, Family Law, Accounting for Lawyers, Social Foundations of Law, Critical Thinking & Writing, Legal Research Co-ordination, Research Supervision and Moot Courts Co-ordination.