Firm Profile > Oraro & Company Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya
Oraro & Company Advocates Offices
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Oraro & Company Advocates > The Legal 500 Rankings
Dispute resolution Tier 1
Oraro & Company Advocates has an exceptional record in big-ticket disputes. It remains a key name for insolvency and tax disputes, along with major arbitrations. George Oraro has an outstanding reputation, as does Chacha Odera and Walter Amoko. Noella Lubano is an up-and-coming name.
George Oraro; Chacha Odera; Walter Amoko
‘Personalised service, flexible on fees and top-notch lawyers.’
‘Solution oriented, commercial sense, a wealth of knowledge, ability to understand issues and draft pleadings within pressing timelines.‘
‘George Oraro is available throughout, he is willing to meet and offer advice and solutions. Even when he is not able to take up a matter, he is still willing to see how best he can assist.‘
‘Noella Lubano is responsive, conducts very good and well thought out research, and is approachable and witty.‘
‘Noella Lubano, Chacha Odera and Walter Amoko are people you need to have on your side. The wealth of knowledge from each individual in the firm is quite outstanding.‘
Central Bank of Kenya
Kenya National Union of Teachers
National Bank of Kenya
County Assemblies Forum
Trade and Development Bank
Bank of Africa
Kenya Power and Lightning Company
Employment Tier 1
Oraro & Company Advocates is a leader in dispute resolution, though also has genuine strength in non-contentious employment matters. It has considerable experience handling redundancies, retrenchments, employee benefits and collective bargaining arrangements. Georgina Ogalo-Omondi is a recognised employment specialist and Chacha Odera is a leader in employment litigation, along with Walter Amoko.
Chacha Odera; Georgina Ogalo-Omondi
National Bank of Kenya
TelPosta Pension Scheme
Aga Khan University Hospital – Nairobi
Central Bank of Kenya
Kenya National Union of Teachers
Oraro & Company Advocates is a popular choice for a number of domestic banks and large real estate developers, and handles a steady steam of substantial financing matters. Pamella Ager is the key partner.
‘The team is partner led, commercial and lean.‘
Kenya Commercial Bank
Barclays Bank of Kenya
Commercial Bank of Africa
Engine Lease Finance
Oraro & Company Advocates > Firm Profile
The firm: Oraro & Company Advocates is a full-service market-leading African law firm established in 1977 with a strong focus on dispute resolution and corporate & commercial law. With a dedicated team of 12 partners, 13 associates and 41 support staff, the firm is highly respected for its dispute resolution practice in Kenya and its strong bench of litigators.
We provide specialist legal services both locally and regionally in Dispute Resolution, Tax Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Conveyancing & Real Estate, Employment & Labour, Infrastructure, Projects and PPP, and Restructuring & Insolvency. Over the years, we have represented both local and foreign clients, governments, regulators, and not-for-profit organisations from target industry sectors including construction, education, energy, financial services, manufacturing & industries and the public sector.
We provide both local and cross-jurisdictional legal services, either directly or through the extensive relationships that we have established with leading firms across the globe, which enables us to offer cross-jurisdictional legal advice seamlessly while maintaining the highest professional standards.
Oraro & Company Advocates prides itself in its deeply rooted client relationships by providing quality legal services through its partner-led approach, drawing from local knowledge and global perspectives.
Areas of practice: Arbitration: Our Arbitration practice area is led by our Senior Partner – George Oraro SC, an internationally recognised arbitrator and Noella Lubano a Partner in the practice area. The practice area advises on highly complex international arbitration matters including drafting suitable clauses, advising on the type and seat of arbitration, the formation of a tribunal and arbitral procedures.
Banking & Finance: Our Banking & Finance practise area is at the forefront of advising clients in a broad spectrum of banking & finance transactions. The practice area actively advises on asset finance, securities, structured finance and debt finance. Our practice area also has a dedicated Partner – Patricia Mutiso who has an in-depth understanding of Islamic Finance (Sharia’h-compliant finance).
Conveyancing & Real Estate: Our Conveyancing & Real Estate practice area knows the ins and outs of this fast-growing sector. The practice area is well respected for its advice in some of the country’s highly valued and complex real estate development projects. The practice area also has an in-depth understanding of handling conveyancing, joint venture projects, commercial and residential leases and licenses.
Dispute Resolution: Our Dispute & Resolution practice is highly respected for its litigation skills with a strong bench of litigators. The practice area has advised clients on a wide range of contentious matters including banking litigation, highly complex commercial disputes, constitutional law, election petitions, environmental litigation, employment and labour law, family law, public procurement and property disputes.
Employment & Labour: Our Employment & Labour has wide-ranging experience advising on both contentious and non-contentious matters. The practice area has an excellent record of handling high-profile disputes relating to termination & dismissal, redundancy and discrimination. In addition, the practice area offers advisory to employers on employment contracts, employment policies and procedures, advising on termination on account of redundancy.
Infrastructure, Projects & PPP: Our Infrastructure, Projects & PPP practice area is at the heart of some of the largest deals across the country providing comprehensive, strategic and commercial legal advice in connection with the development and financing of new PPP projects. The practice area is actively involved in project structuring, drafting & negotiating and project finance in sectors such as energy, power generation and social infrastructure.
Restructuring & Insolvency: Our Restructuring & Insolvency practice area is led by a team of Partners with specialist experience in advising both contentious and non-contentious aspects of debt & equity restructurings, asset tracing and insolvency. The practice area is highly regarded for its expertise in handling and advising on insolvency matters based on the recently enacted Kenyan Insolvency law – Insolvency Act, 2015.
Tax: Our Tax practice area is well respected for its forward-thinking in tax disputes due to the complexity of Kenyan tax laws. The depth and breadth of our knowledge ensures that we advise clients’ business needs successfully and provide high quality, innovative tax solutions in income tax, capital gains tax, VAT, and tax compliance.
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|Arbitration||Noella Lubanoemail@example.com||+254 709 250 000|
|Banking & Finance||Pamella Agerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+254 709 250 000|
|Conveyancing & Real Esate||Nelly Gitauemail@example.com||+254 709 250 000|
|Corporate & Commercial||Jacob Ochiengfirstname.lastname@example.org||+254 709 250 000|
|Employment & Labour||Georgina Ogalo-Omondiemail@example.com||+254 709 250 000|
|Infrastructure, projects & PPP||Jacob Ochiengfirstname.lastname@example.org||+254 709 250 000|
|Restructuring & Insolvency||Noella Lubanoemail@example.com||+254 709 250 000|
|Tax||Lena Onchwarifirstname.lastname@example.org||+254 709 250 000|
|Asset Tracing & Recoveries||Noella Lubanoemail@example.com||+254 709 250 000|
|Capital Markets||Pamella Agerfirstname.lastname@example.org||+254 709 250 000|
|Private Clients||Chacha Oderaemail@example.com||+254 709 250 000|
|Mrs Pamella Ager||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Gibran Darr||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Nelly Gitau||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Naeem Hirani||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Anne Kadima||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Sandra Kavagi||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr James Kituku||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Meshack Kwaka||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Noella Lubano||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr John Mbaluto||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Milly Mbedi||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Geoffrey Muchiri||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Eva Mukami||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Sheila Nyakundi||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Jacob Ochieng||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Chacha Odera||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Georgina Ogalo-Omondi||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Daniel Okoth||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Quinter Okuta||Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Lena Onchwari||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Cindy Oraro||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr George Oraro SC||Senior Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Yonah Ougo||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Erastus Rabut||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Tesrah Wamache||Associate||View Profile|