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9TH FLOOR, WILLIAMSON HOUSE, 4TH NGONG AVENUE, PO BOX 40111-00100 NAIROBI, KENYA
Tel:
Work +254 2028 41000
Fax:
Fax +254 20 273 4667
Email:
Web:
www.kaplanstratton.com
Kaplan & Stratton Advocates, Peter Gachuhi, Nairobi, KENYA

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Peter Gachuhi

Tel:
Work +254 20 2841000
Email:
Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Peter has been a qualified advocate since 1990 and a partner at Kaplan & Stratton since 1994. He is a Notary Public, Commissioner of Oaths, certified public secretary, fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, member of the Kenya Section of the International Commission of Jurists, an accredited mediator and a member of the International Bar Association.

His main area of practice is civil and commercial litigation involving banking and related commercial transactions, tax law, constitutional and judicial (administrative) review matters, employment law, insurance, debt collection, arbitration and mediation, libel, construction disputes, land disputes, industrial accident, medical negligence and procurement contract claims. Peter Gachuhi handles matters in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court, subordinate courts and specialist tribunals like the Public Procurement Review Board.

He has been instructed on several prominent matters including: successfully obtaining a judgment that involved an aircraft accident in which the court for the first time interpreted the provisions of section 14 of the Civil Aviation Act; successfully obtained a precedent setting ruling from the Supreme Court in a class action suit; successfully obtained a precedent setting decision from the appeals court on employment law regarding redundancy notices , prosecuting in the appellate court a tax demand of KES 100 million on behalf of a telecom operator; and successfully defended in the Court of Appeal a paternity suit by reliance on DNA evidence in succession proceedings.

Languages

English
Kiswahili

Member

Law Society of Kenya
Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Fellow)
Kenya Section of the International Commission of Jurists
International Bar Association

Education

1989-1990 Kenya School of Law 
1985-1988 Bombay University (India) Bachelor of Laws
1982-1985 Punjab University


Kenya

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Peter Gachuhi - Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Within: Dispute resolution

Members of Kaplan & Stratton Advocates’ large dispute resolution team ‘all specialize in particular areas and bring professionalism to the firm’ giving it a ‘top position’ in the market. Specialists include tax disputes leader Nazima Malik, employment and competition expert Esther Kinyenje, and public procurement authority Peter Gachuhi. Fred Ojiambo, James Muthui, Cosima Wetende and Peter Njeru are also highly regarded. The firm recently brought a judicial review application on behalf of British American Tobacco Kenya.

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