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Kaplan & Stratton Advocates, Fred Ojiambo, Nairobi, KENYA

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Fred Ojiambo

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Kaplan & Stratton Advocates

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Senior Partner His main area of practice is civil litigation in the following areas: banking, insurance, medical negligence and malpractice issues, land disputes, admiralty (maritime disputes), commercial transactions, international trade, construction and environmental law, judicial review, public international law claims, employment, debt collection, criminal law, arbitration and mediation. Fred mainly handles matters before the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Industrial Court and other specialised Tribunals. He has also participated in various judicial and other public inquiries such as the inquiry into the Goldenberg affair.


Fred Ojiambo qualified as a Kenyan Advocate and joined Kaplan & Stratton in 1974. Mr. Ojiambo has previously been the Chairperson of the Law Society of Kenya and has been appointed to the office and position of Senior Counsel (S.C). He has served and continues to serve as director in various organisations and companies including inter alia, International Bible Society (USA); Consolidated Bank of Kenya; National Bank of Kenya; Daraja Trust Limited; Nairobi International School of Theology, Life Ministry, Kenya Institute of Administration, Quadrant Services Limited, Wema Trust Limited, Uzima Foundation, Bata Shoe Company Limited., CfC Stanbic Bank Limited. Fred is also a member of the Council of Legal Education.


English and Kiswahili


Law Society of Kenya International Commission of Jurists International Bar Association


University of Nairobi, LLB (Hons.)


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Kaplan & Stratton Advocates’ responsive team has ‘industry knowledge’ and particular expertise in disputes over EPC contracts. Other growing areas of work are tax and employment litigation, in addition to which the firm is at the forefront of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). It represented African Development Bank in a Court of Appeal case that clarified the issue of immunity of international organisations. The sizeable team includes outstanding litigator and advocate Fred Ojiambo; commercial and employment disputes experts Esther Kinyenje and Cosima Wetende; head of tax disputes Nazima Malik; Peter Gachuhi, who is a ‘well-connected’ expert in commercial litigation and arbitration; and James Muthui, who is ‘very involved’ in cases, especially intellectual property disputes.

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