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Maria Namuma Heise


  • 2014 LL.M. LUC | Loyola University Chicago, Illinois, USA

  • 2012 Postgraduate Diploma in Law | Kenya School of Law, Nairobi Kenya

  • 2009 LL.B | Honours | Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya | Thesis with distinction

Supplementary Qualifications

  • 2021 Executive Certificate of Advanced Studies - CAS «General Business Management » | University of St. Gallen, HSG, St.Gallen, CH

  • 2020 Certificate in Primer on Intellectual Property Rights - DL - 001 | World Intellectual property Organization, WIPO, Geneva, CH

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Kenya (LSK)

  • The American Bar Association (ABAROLI)

  • The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual property Rights (AIPPI), Zurich

  • Member the Kenya Rotaract Club

  • Member: WILF (Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom)

Fields of Activity

  • Intellectual property Law (Trademark and copyright),

  • Compliance: UN SDGs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Economic and Social Governance, environmental law

  • Legal research and legal opinion

  • Contract Law and drafting of contracts

  • Sports Law

  • Conflict of Laws (Africa and Global North)

  • Commercial and Corporate Law

  • International Law (Specialized courts, human rights law, international labour law, children’s rights, women’s rights)

  • Insurance Law and practice

  • UN Dispute Resolution (ADR and administrative tribunal)

  • Start-Up and Franchising

  • Energy and infrastructure

  • Science and technology law including privacy, cyber crime, data security


  • Kiswahili | Mother tongue

  • English | Mother tongue

  • German | Good knowledge

  • French | Basic knowledge

  • Italian | Basic knowledge

Maria Namuma Heise

LL.M | Pg. Dip. Law

Of Counsel


Not admitted to the bar in Switzerland

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