Mr George Oraro SC > Oraro & Company Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Oraro & Company Advocates
ACK GARDEN ANNEX
6TH FLOOR, 1ST NGONG AVENUE
NAIROBI
Kenya

Work Department

Arbitration
Capital Markets
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency
Tax

Position

Founding Partner

Career

George Oraro is the Founding Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates. With over 44 years of experience, he is held in high esteem for his arbitration, mediation and litigation expertise in Kenya. He specialises in administrative and judicial law, banking & commercial litigation, corporate & commercial law, employment and labour disputes, international trade and tax disputes.

He has practised in the International Criminal Court, the London Court of International Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce, the Supreme Court of Kenya, Court of Appeal, the High Court, Employment & Labour Court, and various Tribunals.

In 2012, George was conferred with the rank of Senior Counsel for his exemplary service to the legal profession. He was also appointed to serve as a Commissioner of Assize to assist in expediting and determining criminal and civil matters. 

Aside from his legal practice, George has served as a board member for the CMA in which he was instrumental in the development of the legal and regulatory framework for the Capital Markets in Kenya. He was also a member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Technical committee. In 2015, George became the first Honorary Consul for the Republic of Lithuania.

Languages

English & Kiswahili

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society of Kenya
Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association

Education

Diploma in Law Kenya School of Law, Kenya
LLB, University of Nairobi, Kenya