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Tel:
Work +254 2028 41000
Fax:
Fax +254 20 273 4667
Email:
Web:
http://www.kaplanstratton.com

Esther Kinyenje

Tel:
Work +254 20 2841000
Email:
Web:
www.kaplanstratton.com
Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner


Kenya

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates is a market leader across the board and is especially noted for procurement, tax and employment disputes, and for arbitration. The large team features a number of senior names including Fred Ojiambo, Peter Gachuhi, Nazima Malik, James Muthui, Cosima Wetende, Esther Kinyenje and Peter Njeru. The team acted for Kenya Commercial Bank Pension Fund in a precedent-setting case involving a claim that the fund's computation was erroneous and grossly undervalued the retirement benefits.

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Employment

Within: Employment

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates is a leader in both contentious and non-contentious matters. The team has had pivotal roles in a series of landmark judgments, creating jurisprudence for issues such as redundancy exercises. The firm is at the forefront of industrial relations and collective bargaining arrangements; it defended Amadeus East Africa against a headline employee claim alleging breach of constitutional and other rights. The department leverages 'good use of litigation experience to inform legal opinions', is 'aligned with client's needs', 'very professional' and 'takes time to understand the timelines on each assignment and the depth of work required'. Cosima Wetende is a leader in employment litigation and Esther Kinyenje is noted for trade union and industrial relations disputes. Sam Wainaina 'has extensive experience' in employment and pensions issues.

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