With over 100 years of experience, we have carved out a niche as a trusted advisor and partner in all matters pertaining to banking and finance law. Our specific areas of expertise include asset finance, asset management, banking, finance & securities disputes, financial services regulation, general lending, leveraged finance, real estate finance & work outs, micro-finance & social investments to restructuring and securitization. We advise on complex corporate finance, syndicated and project finance transactions and have acted for several large local and international banks on all types of finance transactions.

The firm also undertakes a great deal of complex and ordinary litigation arising out of banking and finance work. We also have significant expertise in providing general regulatory advice to banks and financial institutions in Kenya.

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K.Fraser

Kenneth Fraser SC

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kfoffice@hhm.co.ke
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+254 20 3258233
Name

Kenneth Fraser SC

Telephone
+254 20 3258233
Email
kfoffice@hhm.co.ke
Position
Partner
Department
Litigation Department
Profile

Kenneth Fraser joined Hamilton Harrison & Mathews in 1966 and has over 44 years experience in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has earned his place at the top of the market through his vast experience in banking law, state corporations, insurance law, employment, competition, consumer protection, communications law and commercial law. Ken has advised a range of clients on several complex employment matters including trade union disputes redundancies and negotiations. Ken mainly practises before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court and other Tribunals.

Ken is one of the most respected commercial litigation lawyers in Kenya and is recognised as one of the leading litigation lawyers in the country by Legal 500 and Chambers Global.

Ken was made Senior Counsel by the then President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Mwai Kibaki, for his exemplary service to the legal profession on 11th December 2012.

Practice Areas
Dispute Resolution and Litigation in the areas of Banking and Finance; Financial Services Regulation; Insurance; Employment; Arbitration; Aviation; Competition & Consumer Protection
Qualifications

Barrister - Inner Temple, London - November, 1967

Advocate High Court of Kenya - August, 1970

Senior Counsel - December, 2012

Education
Prince of Wales School, Nairobi 1962 to 1966
Employment

2017 - To Date: Partner and Head of Litigation Department, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

2002 - 2017 : Senior Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

1980: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

1970: Advocate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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R.Omwela

Richard Omwela

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romwela@hhm.co.ke
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+254 20 3258252
Name

Richard Omwela

Telephone
+254 20 3258252
Email
romwela@hhm.co.ke
Position
Head of Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
Department
Partner, Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
Profile

Richard Omwela has been a qualified advocate for 34 years and is one of the most prominent and senior corporate and commercial law lawyers in Kenya. He has advised on a number of local, multi-national and cross-border transactions including financings, acquisitions and privatisations, Public Private Partnerships Projects as well as capital markets transactions. Richard is recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers Global (all internationally recognized legal directories).

Practice Areas
Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures & Private Equity; Privatisations; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs; Business Set-Up & Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications

Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1980)

Admitted as a Notary Public

Admitted as a Commissioner for Oaths

Education

1979 – 1980: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

1976 – 1979: University of Nairobi - LLB Hons

Employment

2017 to date: Senior Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

2000 to date: Partner-in-Charge, Commercial and Real Estate Department, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

2007 - 2012: Managing Partner, Hamilton Harrison and Mathews

1986 - 2000: Partner, Hamilton Harrison and Mathews

1980 - 1986: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    R.Omwela

    Richard Omwela

    E :
    romwela@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258252
    Name

    Richard Omwela

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258252
    Email
    romwela@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Head of Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Department
    Partner, Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Richard Omwela has been a qualified advocate for 34 years and is one of the most prominent and senior corporate and commercial law lawyers in Kenya. He has advised on a number of local, multi-national and cross-border transactions including financings, acquisitions and privatisations, Public Private Partnerships Projects as well as capital markets transactions. Richard is recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers Global (all internationally recognized legal directories).

    Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures & Private Equity; Privatisations; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs; Business Set-Up & Regulatory Compliance
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1980)

    Admitted as a Notary Public

    Admitted as a Commissioner for Oaths

    Education

    1979 – 1980: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1976 – 1979: University of Nairobi - LLB Hons

    Employment

    2017 to date: Senior Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2000 to date: Partner-in-Charge, Commercial and Real Estate Department, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2007 - 2012: Managing Partner, Hamilton Harrison and Mathews

    1986 - 2000: Partner, Hamilton Harrison and Mathews

    1980 - 1986: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    A.Khawaja

    Adil Khawaja (Managing Partner)

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    akhawaja@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258294
    Name

    Adil Khawaja (Managing Partner)

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258294
    Email
    akhawaja@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Managing Partner
    Department

    Partner, Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department

    Profile

    Adil Khawaja has 20 years experience and in-depth knowledge in real estate, environmental and planning law, aviation, project finance, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, commercial litigation and arbitration. He is one of the most renowned lawyers in Kenya with respect to real estate, project development, planning and environmental law. He has dealt with complicated land issues in Kenya and undertaken many complex company restructurings, realizations and schemes of arrangement for banks. He has advised on numerous mergers and acquisition transactions including one of the largest multi-million takeovers in Kenya. Adil Khawaja is recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers Global (all internationally recognized legal directories).

    Practice Areas
    Real Estate, Planning & Environmental; Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring; Competition/Anti-Trust; Aviation; Energy and Infrastructure; Arbitration; Telecommunications, Media and Technology.
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1994)

    Education

    1994: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1990 - 1993: University of Sheffield: LLB Hons.

    Employment

    2013 to present : Managing Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2001 to 2013: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1995 to 2000 : Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1993 to 1994 : Trainee, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Dr. Wanjau

    Dr. Daniel Wanjau Muriu

    E :
    dwanjau@hhm.co.ke
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    +254 20 3258290
    Name

    Dr. Daniel Wanjau Muriu

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258290
    Email
    dwanjau@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Daniel undertakes corporate and commercial work in the areas of capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, regulatory and compliance advisory work, energy, telecommunications, intellectual property, oil & gas, infrastructure and public private partnerships.

    In addition, Daniel is also a legal scholar and has undertaken various legal research works and writing in both national and international law. A number of his articles have been published in peer-reviewed law journals including the Journal of African Law published by the University of London and the International Community Law Review published by the Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Netherlands.

    Practice Areas
    Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Capital Markets; Competition/Anti-Trust and Consumer Protection; Telecommunications, Media and Technology; Intellectual Property; Business Set-Up & Regulatory Compliance; Oil and Gas; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 1995

    Education

    2012: Production Sharing Contracts Management in the Oil and Gas Industry by David Moroney (Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski International LLP)

    2011: International Air Law course by IATA

    2010: Legal and Regulatory Issues Relating to Carbon Trading Workshop organized by UNEP, the Swedish Energy Agency and the African Carbon Asset Development

    2010: Policy and Legislative Drafting Course by Training & Consulting Associates Ltd

    2004: Asset Leasing Course by Euromoney

    2005 - 2009: University of Melbourne – PhD

    2001 - 2002: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg – Master of Laws (LLM)

    1994: Kenya School of Law - Diploma in Law.

    1989 - 1992: University of Nairobi – Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons).

    Employment

    2010 - To date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2003 - 2005: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2002 - 2003: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1997 - 2000: Associate, Ndungu Njoroge & Kwach

    1993 - 1997: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Mugambi

    Andrew Mugambi

    E :
    amugambi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258294
    Name

    Andrew Mugambi

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258294
    Email
    amugambi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Andrew Mugambi specialises in corporate and commercial law work including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, banking and project finance, energy, oil and gas and infrastructure and aviation law. He is one of Kenya’s well-respected commercial lawyers. He has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including project financing, joint ventures, privatisations and Public Private Partnerships Projects. Andrew is recognised as a leading lawyer by IFLR 1000, Legal 500, and Chambers Global (all internationally recognized legal directories).
    Practice Areas
    Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring; Capital Markets; Real Estate; Competition/Anti-Trust and Consumer Protection; Regulatory Advice and Compliance; Energy, Infrastructure & PPPs
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1998)

    Admitted as a Notary Public

    Admitted as a Commissioner for Oaths

    Education

    1997 - 1998: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1994 - 1997: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2006 - To date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2005 to 2006: Senior Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2004 - 2005: Senior Associate, Iseme Kamau & Maema

    1999 - 2004: Associate, Bowyer Mahihu & Company Advocates

    1998 - 1999: Pupil, Kapila, Anjarwalla & Khanna Advocates

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    L. Mainnah

    Lorna Mainnah

    E :
    lmainnah@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258226
    Name

    Lorna Mainnah

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258226
    Email
    lmainnah@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Lorna has over 6 years experience in real estate, environmental and planning, non-contentious probate and wills, pensions and provident schemes, employment, immigration, corporate and commercial law. Lorna has advised on a number of local and multi-national transactions including banking and financing, security documentation, privatisations and various commercial transactions.  Lorna has also advised clients on employment and related immigration matters, wills and probate. She has dealt with complicated land issues in Kenya.
    Practice Areas
    Real Estate, Planning and Environmental Law, Employment, ESOPs & Immigration; Banking and Finance; Succession Planning; Business Set-up & Regulatory Compliance; Privatisation
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2008)

    Admitted as a Notary Public

    Admitted as a Commissioner for Oaths

    Education

    2009 - 2010: Certified Public Secretary Finalist

    2007: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law

    2002 - 2006: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons. (Second Class Upper Division)

    Employment

    Nov 2013 to date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2007 to 2013: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2006 to 2007: Pupil, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    C. Thuo_1

    Caroline Thuo

    E :
    cthuo@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258256
    Name

    Caroline Thuo

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258256
    Email
    cthuo@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Caroline specializes in conveyancing, corporate and commercial law and is involved in the creation of bank securities, the sale and purchase of land, business formation, preparation and review of leases and advising on various commercial transactions.
    Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Planning and Environmental Law, Business Set-Up
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2008)
    Education

    2010 – 2011: University of Nairobi: LLM in International Trade and Investments Law

    2008: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law

    2002 – 2006: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons. (Second Class Upper Division)

    Employment

    2014 to Present: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2010 to 2013: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2006 to 2009: Associate, Njoroge Regeru & Company Advocates

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    M.Mbugua

    Martha Mbugua

    E :
    mmbugua@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258297
    Name

    Martha Mbugua

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258297
    Email
    mmbugua@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Martha joined the firm in November 2014 from Coulson Harney Advocates. She has a wide range experience in advising on corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, project finance transactions, joint ventures, advisory on construction contracts and conducting transactional due diligence. Martha completed a three month secondment in 2013 at Bowman Gilfillan, South Africa where she gained experience in relation to setting up private equity funds and related investment advisory work.

    Martha also has experience in conducting corporate and due diligence training programs

    Practice Areas
    Mergers and Acquisitions; Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Aviation; Business Set-Up; Construction Law; Regulatory Advice and Compliance.
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2009)
    Education

    2014: Clifford Chance Africa Academy

    2009 – 2010: University of Birmingham (LL.M – International Commercial Law in Financing International Trade, International Oil & Gas Law, International Investment Law & International Commercial Arbitration)

    2008: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law

    2004 – 2007: University of Nairobi, Kenya (LL.B – Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

    Employment

    Jan 2016 to Date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    Nov 2014 –2015: Senior Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2013 – 2014: Senior Associate, Coulson Harney Advocates

    2011 – 2013: Associate, Coulson Harney Advocates

    2009 – 2011: Pupil and Associate, Mohamed Muigai Advocates

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    S. Koech

    Sigee Koech

    E :
    skoech@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258275
    Name

    Sigee Koech

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258275
    Email
    skoech@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile

    Sigee specializes in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity, real estate, environmental and planning, banking and project finance.

    Sigee completed her Masters in Law at the University Of Pittsburgh School of Law and later interned at H.J Heinz Company Corporate Counsel office at its World Headquarters in Pittsburgh where she obtained training and work experience in the office of the Corporate counsel to the management of Heinz on matters regarding competition law, employment law, sales and distribution matters including pricing policies and contracts.

    Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring; Real Estate, Planning and Environmental Law; Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Private Equity; Business Setup; Regulatory Advice and Compliance
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2012)
    Education

    2010 - 2011: University of Pittsburgh School of Law: LL.M.

    2009: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2005 – 2008: Moi University: LLB Hons

    Employment

    Jan 2016 to date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

    Oct 2011 to Dec 2015: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

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    moses osoro

    Moses Osoro

    E :
    mosoro@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258291
    Name

    Moses Osoro

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258291
    Email
    mosoro@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Senior Associate
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Moses specialises in commercial law, corporate law, real estate law, banking and finance. He has advised clients on the property law in Kenya generally and dealt with the sale and purchase of land, preparation and registration of powers of attorney, preparation and registration of leases and business set-ups.
    Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance; Receiverships and Liquidation; Real Estate, Planning and Environmental Law
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2009)
    Education

    2009: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2003-2007: Moi University: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2013 – To date: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2010 – 2012: Associate, Iseme Kamau & Maema Advocates

    2007 – 2009: Trainee, Muriu Mungai & Company Advocates

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    Sylvia Njeri Kihara

    E :
    skihara@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 772 446446
    Name

    Sylvia Njeri Kihara

    Telephone
    +254 772 446446
    Email
    skihara@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Corporate Commercial and Conveyancing Department
    Profile
    Sylvia specializes in real estate law, banking and perfection of securities. She has experience in conveyancing and perfection of securities, preparation and review of leases, business formation and general legal practice.
    Practice Areas
    Real estate, banking and perfection of securities, advisory role for the establishment of business entities.
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2011).

    Education

    2009 - 2010: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals).

    2004 - 2008: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons.

    Employment

    March 2015 to date Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews, Mombasa.

    May 2012 - February 2015: Associate, Lilan & Koech Associates, LLP.

    2011 - May 2012: Associate, Wairagu & Wairagu Advocates.

    2010: Pupil, Wairagu & Wairagu Advocates.

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    Nancy Gitau

    Nancy Gitau

    E :
    ngitau@hhm.co.ke
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    +254-20-3258250
    Name

    Nancy Gitau

    Telephone
    +254-20-3258250
    Email
    ngitau@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate Department
    Profile
    Nancy Gitau specializes in conveyancing, corporate and commercial law and is involved in creation and perfection of bank securities, transfers, leases and business formation.
    Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance; Real Estate, Planning and Environmental Law; Succession Planning and Business Set-Up
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2014)
    Education

    2012-2014: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law

    2009–2011: Certified Public Accountant Finalist

    2007-2011: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons. (Second Class Upper Division)

    Employment

    2014 - To date: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2012-2014: Associate, Ransley, McVicker & Shaw Advocates

    Dispute Resolution Team

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    K.Fraser

    Kenneth Fraser SC

    E :
    kfoffice@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258233
    Name

    Kenneth Fraser SC

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258233
    Email
    kfoffice@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile

    Kenneth Fraser joined Hamilton Harrison & Mathews in 1966 and has over 44 years experience in commercial litigation and arbitration. He has earned his place at the top of the market through his vast experience in banking law, state corporations, insurance law, employment, competition, consumer protection, communications law and commercial law. Ken has advised a range of clients on several complex employment matters including trade union disputes redundancies and negotiations. Ken mainly practises before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court and other Tribunals.

    Ken is one of the most respected commercial litigation lawyers in Kenya and is recognised as one of the leading litigation lawyers in the country by Legal 500 and Chambers Global.

    Ken was made Senior Counsel by the then President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E. Mwai Kibaki, for his exemplary service to the legal profession on 11th December 2012.

    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation in the areas of Banking and Finance; Financial Services Regulation; Insurance; Employment; Arbitration; Aviation; Competition & Consumer Protection
    Qualifications

    Barrister - Inner Temple, London - November, 1967

    Advocate High Court of Kenya - August, 1970

    Senior Counsel - December, 2012

    Education
    Prince of Wales School, Nairobi 1962 to 1966
    Employment

    2017 - To Date: Partner and Head of Litigation Department, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2002 - 2017 : Senior Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1980: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1970: Advocate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    K.Kimani

    Kiragu Kimani

    E :
    kkoffice@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258236
    Name

    Kiragu Kimani

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258236
    Email
    kkoffice@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile

    Kiragu Kimani has over 26 years experience in tax litigation, commercial litigation real estate litigation and arbitration. He also has substantial experience in procurement law having represented several state corporations and other entities in procurement law appeals, and advising them on tendering processes. He has handled complex energy and tax disputes and represents multinational firms, local firms and departments of the Government of Kenya. Kiragu Kimani has consistently been recognised by various legal directories including Chamber & Partners and IFLR 1000 as a leading lawyer in the region.

    Kiragu has previously been awarded the International Law Office Client Choice Award as the best litigation lawyer in Kenya.

    Kiragu Kimani is highly rated by clients, who enthuse: "We've received excellent support – he's very sharp and dynamic. He's also been very flexible and commercial."

    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation in the areas of Public Procurement & PPPs; Tax; Insurance; Arbitration; Intellectual Property; Aviation; Medical Negligence Claims; Libel; Building/Construction; Real Estate
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court, (1988)

    Education

    1987 – 1990: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1984 - 1987 University of Nairobi - Bachelor of Laws

    Employment

    1991 - To date Partner - Hamilton Harrison & Mathews - Litigation Department

    1988 - 1991 Legal Assistant - Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Michi

    Michi Kirimi

    E :
    mkirimi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258272
    Name

    Michi Kirimi

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258272
    Email
    mkirimi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Michi has over 16 years experience in commercial litigation and arbitration with focus on banking, insurance, employment, intellectual property and commercial law. She has also been involved in significant cases dealing with the Kenyan Public Procurement Law, Tax Review and Constitutional Petitions. Michi regularly represents clients in ICC arbitration proceedings, as well as employment and insurance litigation.
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution & Litigation in the areas of Employment, Insurance, Aviation as relates to Carriage by Air Act and related Conventions, Public Procurement, Banking and Finance, Intellectual Property, Tax Appeals and Administrative Review
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (1998)
    Education

    1997 - 1998: Kenya School of Law: Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    1994 - 1997: University of Nairobi: Bachelor of Laws - Upper Division (HONS)

    Employment

    2005 to date: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

    Nov 2001- May 2005: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    1999 – Oct 2001: Associate, at Wainaina Ireri & Company, Advocates.

    1998 – 1999: Associate, at AGN Kamau & Kimani.

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    I. Kashindi

    Irene Kashindi

    E :
    ikashindi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258245
    Name

    Irene Kashindi

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258245
    Email
    ikashindi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Irene has a wide range of experience in commercial litigation and arbitration. She has represented and advised a diverse portfolio of local and international clients on disputes filed before various courts and statutory tribunals. Irene has dealt with complex tax and revenue disputes involving substantial amounts of money as well as disputes arising from large public procurement and public private partnerships projects.
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation in the areas of Public Procurement, PPPs, Judicial Review and Administrative law; Constitutional Law, Tax; Real Estate, Insurance; Employment
    Qualifications

    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2008)

    Education

    2007: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2011: University of Nairobi: Masters of Law Public Finance and Financial Services

    2002-2006: University of Nairobi: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with Honours.

    Employment

    2014 to present: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2006 to 2013 : Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2006 to 2007 Legal Assistant, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Deborah Bubi Mwangi

    E :
    dbubi@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 772 446446
    Name

    Deborah Bubi Mwangi

    Telephone
    +254 772 446446
    Email
    dbubi@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Partner
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Deborah Bubi Mwangi has over 5 years experience in civil litigation and arbitration and is based at the firm’s branch in Mombasa. Deborah has represented both local and international clients in various courts and statutory tribunals. Deborah relocated to Mombasa in January, 2014 and briefly worked in the litigation department of Inamdar & Inamdar Advocates in Mombasa, before rejoining Hamilton Harrison & Mathews in June, 2014 when a decision was taken to set up a branch in Mombasa. Deborah is a member of the National Alliance Nominations Appeal Tribunal
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation in the areas of Employment; Banking and Finance; Judicial Review; Constitutional Law; Debt Recovery; Intellectual Property; Telecommunications, Media and Data Privacy; Real Estate; Insurance and Tax
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2009)
    Education

    2008: Kenya School of Law; Postgraduate Diploma in Law

    2003 – 2007: University of Nairob ; Bachelor of Laws, Second Class Honors (Upper Division)

    Employment

    May 2015 to Present: Partner, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    June 2014 to April 2015: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    Jan 2014 to April 2014: Associate, Inamdar & Inamdar

    2009 to Nov 2013: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2007 to 2009 Pupil, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    Ezra Makori

    Ezra Makori

    E :
    emakori@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258208
    Name

    Ezra Makori

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258208
    Email
    emakori@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Ezra Makori specialises in litigation and dispute resolution. Ezra has represented several local and international clients before various courts and tribunals in disputes involving employment and labour relations, product liability, banking and finance, defamation, information technology and telecommunications, building and construction, carriage by air, judicial review and administrative law, constitutional law, land and environment, real property, insurance and tax. Mr. Makori also reviews and drafts employment contracts and policies for clients.
    Practice Areas
    Dispute Resolution and Litigation
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2012)
    Education

    2011: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2006 – 2010: Moi University: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2012 – To date: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2010 – 2012: Trainee, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews.

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    Gathoni kariuki

    Gathoni Kariuki

    E :
    gkariuki@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 20 3258279
    Name

    Gathoni Kariuki

    Telephone
    +254 20 3258279
    Email
    gkariuki@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Litigation Department
    Profile
    Gathoni Kariuki specializes in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. She has represented clients both local and international before various courts and tribunals.
    Practice Areas
    Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the areas of Banking and Finance; Insurance; Employment Law; Consumer Protection; Carriage By Air; Constitutional and Administrative Law, Real Estate and Environmental Matters
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya (2014)
    Education

    2012-2013: Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals)

    2007- 2011: University of Nairobi: LLB Hons

    Employment

    2014 - To date Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

    2011- 2013: Trainee, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

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    MWATAKA

    Mellap Wataka

    E :
    mwataka@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254 203258428
    Name

    Mellap Wataka

    Telephone
    +254 203258428
    Email
    mwataka@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Associate
    Department
    Litigation
    Profile
    Mellap Wataka has trained in the firm’s Litigation/Dispute Resolution Department for over 2 years. She has experience in commercial litigation and has been involved litigation and resolution of disputes in various areas of law including banking, insurance and employment law.
    Practice Areas
    Litigation and dispute resolution,
    Qualifications
    Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya – 2017
    Education
    2015 – 2016 Kenya School of Law: Diploma in Law (Bar Finals) 2013 – 2014 King’s College London: LLM (Hons) International Business Law 2009 – 2013 University of Nairobi: LLB (Hons)
    Employment
    2017 – To Date Associate – Hamilton Harrison & Mathews 2016 – 2017 Legal Assistant - Hamilton Harrison & Mathews 2014 to 2016 Trainee - Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
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    Kering

    Nimo Kering

    E :
    nkering@hhm.co.ke
    T:
    +254-20-3258200
    Name

    Nimo Kering

    Telephone
    +254-20-3258200
    Email
    nkering@hhm.co.ke
    Position
    Legal Assistant
    Department
    Litigation
    Profile
    Practice Areas
    Qualifications
    Education
    Employment