Vellah Kedogo Kigwiru is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a doctoral research fellow at the Technical University of Munich (“TUM”) School of Governance, School of Politics, Department of International Relations and a Guest Researcher at the Marx Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich Germany. Previously, she was a legal analyst at the Competition Authority of Kenya, an adjunct lecturer at the Riara University School of Law and an Associate at Laichena Mugambi and Company Advocates in Kenya.
Her research focuses on competition law and policy in developing countries, regional integration, technology law, international economic law, trade law, and legal research methods. Her current PhD thesis focuses on the politics of regional regulation of competition law in COMESA in a comparative analysis with the EU. Recently she published a journal article on Cooperation on Competition Policy under the AfCFTA in the Manchester Journal of International Economic Law 2020.