Commissioner Emma Muthoni Njogu is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Masters of Laws (LLM) in Commercial and Corporate Law from University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College as well as a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations, both from the University of Nairobi.
She served as a Joint Secretary to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Land Law System of Kenya (Njonjo Commission), whose recommendations informed the National Land Policy and the provisions on land in the Constitution and in the new land laws. While under the Office of the Attorney General, Commissioner Emma Njogu in her capacity as Head of Copyright Section served as a Joint Secretary to Kenya’s Task Force appointed to develop policies and laws to protect Kenya’s traditional knowledge, genetic resources and traditional cultural expressions.
She also served as Deputy Chief State Counsel in the Department of Treaties and Agreements where she handled diverse legal and policy issues. She joins the National Land Commission bringing on board expansive legal expertise and a wealth of experience in land matters.