Mohammed Nyaoga holds an LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Nairobi and Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law. He is a Certified Public Secretary (CPS); a Certified Company Director and a member of the London Institute of Directors. He was called to the Bar in 1985. He specializes in public procurement law, corporate finance, civil and commercial litigation.
He is a recognized authority on bank securities. In addition to the practice of Law, he is the immediate past Vice–Chairman of the Law Reform Commission and the Chairman of its Business Laws Committee. In addition he is a certified training consultant in corporate governance with the Commonwealth Association for Corporate Governance.