Department of Commercial Law

Dr OmalaMathews Okoth | Chairman of Department

Mathews Okoth has distinguished abilities, qualifications and skills in corporate practice and litigation, public law litigation, private law litigation, public finance litigation, conveyance and commercial transactions as well as in research consultancy and legal audits. He is currently a Doctor of Laws student and holds a Master of Laws Degree in Corporate Law from University College London. He is also a graduate of Moi University (LLB (Hons)) and the Kenya School of Law (PGD).

Academic Programmes

Degree Programme

  1. Bachelor of Laws

Entry Requirement:

  1. Be a holder of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) with a mean grade of at least C+ (Plus) or its equivalent with a minimum grade B (Plain) in English or Kiswahili.
  2. Be a holder of a Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (K.A.C.E) with at least three principal passes.
  3. Be a holder of a Degree from a recognized University.
  4. A credit passes in a Diploma in Law examination from an accredited institution.

Course Duration:

The SEKU SoL LL.B programme is undertaken within a four-year period.

Applications Procedure:

Application forms may be obtained from our website OR SEKU Main Campus, Kwa Vonza, Off Machakos-Nairobi Road, Tel: +254 748 605 997 Email: or
Application fee (non-refundable) of Ksh. 2,000/= is payable through the following bank accounts:

  • National Bank of Kenya (SEKU Branch) A/C No. 0102152862000,
  • Equity Bank Ltd ( Kitui Branch) A/C No. 0720295920757,
  • Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd (Kitui Branch) A/C 2021558152,
  • Co-operative Bank (Kitui Branch) A/C No. 01129300544600,
  • Kenya Commercial Bank (Kitui Branch) A/C No. 1127693166,
  • Family Bank (Kitui Branch) A/C No. 072000038445

Academic Registrar, South Eastern Kenya University
P.O Box 170-90200, Kitui



Our History

The SEKU SoL is a key legacy of our Founding Vice Chancellor, Prof. Geoffrey M. Muluvi and also an achievement for the first chairman of the Council, Prof. Munavu, who held this objective in mind since it was a Constituent College of University of Nairobi. The SEKU SoL was accredited by the Council of Legal Education (CLE) on 29th November 2022... Read more