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Work +254 20 271 3 636
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www.oraro.co.ke

George  Oraro SC

Tel:
Work +254 20 271 3636/271 1480
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Oraro & Company Advocates

Work Department

Arbitration
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency
Employment & Labour

Position

Senior Partner

Career

George Oraro is a Senior Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates. With over 42 years of experience, George is held in high esteem for litigation and arbitration and mediation expertise in Kenya. He specialises in employment and labour law, banking, corporate and commercial law, civil law, land disputes, international trade, judicial review, administrative law, tax law. He has practiced in the International Criminal Court, the London Court of International Arbitration, The Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court, Employment & Labour Court and various 2018 Tribunals.

In 2012, George was conferred upon him the rank of Senior Counsel, for his exemplary service to the legal profession. In the same year (2012) George was appointed to serve as a Commissioner of Assize to assist in expediting and determining criminal and civil matters.

Aside from his legal practice, George has served as a board member for the CMA in which he was instrumental in the development of the legal and regulatory framework for the Capital Markets in Kenya. 

Languages

English & Kiswahili

Member

Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society of Kenya
Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association

Education

Diploma in Law Kenya School of Law, Kenya
LLB, University of Nairobi, Kenya


Kenya

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Oraro & Company Advocates has solid connections to the top banks in Kenya, advising on a range of corporate loans, structured finance, syndicated loans and real estate financings; the firm advises two of the largest real estate developers in the jurisdiction. It also advised the government of Kenya on the operational and financial restructuring of Kenya Airways. Pamella Ager is the key partner, while George Oraro provides further senior gravitas.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

George Oraro - Oraro & Company Advocates

Within: Dispute resolution

Oraro & Company Advocates is founded on dispute resolution strength and is frequently involved in headline insolvency and restructuring cases, tax disputes and international arbitrations. George Oraro and Chacha Odera are market leaders, while Walter Amoko is another rounded litigator. The team acted for Kenya Deposit Insurance Corporation in the recovery of $200m from a debtor.

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