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1ST FLOOR, DELTA OFFICE SUITES, BLOCK A, OFF WAIYAKI WAY, MUTHANGARI, PO BOX 30333-00100, NAIROBI, KENYA
Tel:
Work +254 20 325 8000
Fax:
Fax +254 20 325 8222
Email:
Web:
www.dentonshhm.com

Michi Kirimi

Tel:
Work +254203272
Email:
Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Work Department

Commercial litigation, Employment, Tax

Position

Michi has over 18 years’ experience in successfully guiding her clients through
complex matters in commercial litigation and arbitration with a focus on
labour and employment, banking, insurance, intellectual property and commercial
law. She has undertaken litigation and arbitrations in disputes arising out of
commercial contracts, Engineering and Procurement Contracts and Employment
contracts. She has handled complex Constitutional Petitions and represents clients
on tax appeals before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court. She regularly
represents clients in ICC arbitration proceedings, as well as employment, medical
negligence claims and insurance based litigation. She is recognised by Legal 500
for her expertise in intellectual property and employment matters.

Career

Michi joined Hamilton Harrison & Mathews in 2001 as a Legal Assistant and is now a partner in the litigation department of the firm.

Languages

English, Swahili.

Member

Law Society of Kenya.

Education

University of Nairobi, LLB (Hons) Kenya School of Law.


Kenya

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews continues to operate at the top of the market in constitutional and judicial review cases; it has appeared in a series of banking sector judicial review disputes. Procurement, employment and tax disputes are also a recent forte for the team, which includes the seasoned Kenneth Fraser, who delivers 'innovative arguments' and 'pays attention to detail', while the 'very thorough' Kiragu Kimani and employment litigation leader Michi Kirimi are also key names. The team defended Kenya Power & Lighting Company against a petition alleging the imposition of illegal and backdated electricity bills on electricity consumers.

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Employment

Within: Leading individuals

Michi Kirimi - Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Within: Employment

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews' team has 'a very high level of expertise in the laws of Kenya'. It leads the market in employment disputes and is further building its presence in advisory work. It has a high profile in unlawful termination claims and constitutional petitions, often representing clients in cases brought by trade unions. It represented Kenya Kazi Security Services in proceedings brought by a trade union to compel it to negotiate and conclude a collective bargaining agreement. Michi Kirimi has emerged as a leader in this field, along with Lorna Mainnah and senior disputes practitioner Kenneth Fraser.

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