March 30, 2022

Emmanuel Obam

Filed under: Associate — job @ 12:11 am

Emmanuel is a budding advocate practicing in the firm’s dispute resolution department. He has a keen interest in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, with a hunger to learn and grow in the legal practice. Emmanuel shows great promise as young litigant being quick on his feet to think an exhibiting confidence and charisma whenever he is addressing court.

Along his career, Emmanuel has gathered experience by being involved in providing commercial dispute resolution advice to a broad range of clients from individuals and small businesses to large corporations. He is also a keen researcher who is well versed in court procedure and has represented clients in courts and tribunals with a keen interest in commercial, employment, land, insolvency, insurance and banking matters. In addition, He is well versed in Sports and Entertainment Law along with sports governance. He is a former LawInSport mentee and member of African

Sports Network. He is also experienced in Mechanisms i.e. Mediation and Arbitration.
Outside work, Emmanuel has a passion for international relations and diplomacy and trains and mentors students in Model United Nations through his role as Secretary General of the Sub Saharan International Model United Nations (SAIMUN). Emmanuel has a love for animals and spends most of his free time with his pet dog. On the weekends Emmanuel can be found enjoying a good game of 7-aside football with friends.

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June 22, 2021

Dennis Kuloba

Filed under: Associate — job @ 11:47 pm

Complete with self-confidence, keen eye for detail and superior organizational skills and a knack for developing a narrative that applies the facts and the law in a manner beneficial to his clients, Dennis provides ready, swift, and honest solutions to wide-ranging complex legal matters. He takes pride for championing the interest of his clients. His longstanding trusted relationship with clients has grown on the back of getting under the skin of their businesses and understanding what makes them tick.

As a key member of the Dispute Resolution Practice, Dennis provides legal and strategic advice to the Firms clients and represents them in the High Court, Court of Appeal and in diverse tribunals across the Kenyan jurisdiction.

His clients describe him as approachable yet crisp and precise in his communication. He particularly enjoys finding practical solutions to difficult problems and ensuring that things are looked at from every angle: if there is something that will give you an advantage (as a client), you can count on him to find it.

He advises on all types of commercial disputes by devising time and cost-effective ways to resolve disputes. He understands commercial realities and develops holistic legal strategies that ensure success to his clients. By applying his deep knowledge together with his insight gained from his substantive experience as a litigator and mediator, Dennis has become a trusted advisor among the firms clients resulting in better and more effective client outcomes. 

His notable matters are:

Outside work, Dennis enjoys taking part in out-door activities jogging, hiking, playing hockey, watching sports and spending time with, and taking care of his family.

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March 13, 2019

Gideon Akatch

Filed under: Associate — job @ 6:35 pm

Gideon is a strategic thinker and clear communicator who enjoys building relationships with his clients and getting to know their business. He is a strong advocate and is skilled at providing bespoke legal solutions to his clients problems. He has a diverse experience practicing in all areas of corporate and commercial law, including corporate finance and property law. He advises clients ranging from high net worth individuals to financial institutions, investment banks, multinationals and private equity funds on business transactions & advisory, mergers and acquisitions (including due diligence), IPOs & other security offerings, private equity and venture capital investments/exits, joint ventures, strategic collaborations and corporate structuring &reorganisation. He is also involved in the drafting and negotiation of the related legal documentation. 

He is highly regarded for the pragmatic advice to clients and, in particular, he advises on licencing requirements for entry firms and regulatory requirements for established firms in the telecommunications and technology industry. He supports his clients in contractual & online commerce issues, guides them in privacy user rights and data protection and works relentlessly to protect their investments by advising them on the protection of their Intellectual Property. 

His holistic approach has successfully guided many clients through boardroom and partnership issues and complex commercial disputes earning him a reputation for making things happen”. His clients recognize his responsiveness, on-point advice and commercial mind-set.

Some of the matters Gideon has handled include:

Away from the office, Gideon is a sports enthusiast who enjoys the great outdoors and the company of a good book.

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Joyce Muriithi

Filed under: Associate — job @ 6:30 pm

Joyce is a practical and insightful advocate who navigates the firms clients through commercial law matters. She strives to be a trusted legal advisor to her clients and by utilizing her technical & research skills to guide clients through the different avenues available to help them reach their optimal business outcomes. 

Joyce has extensive experience in all types of residential and commercial property transactions. She acts and advices a broad range of property investors and developers on all aspects of property management including property sale or purchase, due diligence exercises on the same, acquisitions, leasing (landlord & tenant law), sub-divisions, commercial developments and property finance. 

She is also passionate about business formations, corporate restructuring, business licensing and the full range of Intellectual Property rights (patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, etc.). She advices her clients on which class of rights a specific product should be classified under so as to get the most effective and proper protection and how best to maximize their gains on the same. In addition, she is also well versed in immigration law as well as probate & succession law. 

Joyce prides herself on developing strong and enjoyable relationships with her clients and providing them with timely and cost effective advice. Clients love her remarkable organization skills and thoroughness. Some of her notable matters include:

She is a Co-Author of the Kenyan Chapter of Construction Law & Practice, Second Edition (International Series) by Sweet & Maxwell.

Outside work, Joyce enjoys long runs and cycling.

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