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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
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www.kaplanstratton.com
Kaplan & Stratton Advocates, James Muthui, Nairobi, KENYA

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James Muthui

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

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

James Muthui was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 2003. He joined Kaplan & Stratton in May 2004 and became a partner in 2008. Prior to joining Kaplan & Stratton, James was an associate at Hamilton Harrison & Matthews Advocates.

His main area of practice is civil litigation in the following sectors: land, intellectual property, banking, environmental & conservation, judicial review, employment disputes, debt collection, arbitration and mediation and other general commercial areas. James handles matters in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Employment & Labour Relations Court and other specialist tribunals. James’s clients consist primarily of corporate bodies and organisations from diverse sectors locally and internationally including manufacturing agriculture, finance, health, advertising, environmental conservation, donor agencies, Non Governmental Organisations and religious organisations. He has been instructed on various high profile cases such as the Republic v Cholmondeley case.

Languages

English
Kiswahili

Member

Law Society of Kenya
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Chapter)
International Bar Association

Education

2001 -2002 Kenya School of Law - Bar Qualifying Examinations
1997-2001 University of Nairobi, bachelor of Laws (Second Class Upper Division)


Kenya

Dispute resolution

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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