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Mr Chacha Odera
Employment & Labour
Chacha is a Senior Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates and practices in the dispute resolution practice group. With over 32 years of experience, he has represented local and international clients in commercial disputes, constitutional law, electoral disputes, employment and labour law, insolvency, and property law.
Chacha was also recognised as the overall lawyer of the year in 2019 at the Nairobi Legal Awards, hosted by the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi branch.
Aside from his legal practice, Chacha is an adjunct lecturer at the Strathmore Law School. He has chaired two adhoc committees of the Law Society of Kenya namely, the Committee for In-house Counsel and the development of a comprehensive Code of Conduct for Advocates. He has also served in various capacities in the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal and the Council of Legal Education.
Chacha is a passionate philanthropist and is currently a honary member of the Rotary Club of Milimani as well as a Paul Harris Fellow. He previously served as a founding trustee of the Matibabu Foundation and Msaada Kenya Trust.
English and Kiswahili
Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society
Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association
Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, Kenya
LLB, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya > Employment(Leading individuals)
Oraro & Company Advocates has an excellent employment and labour relations team, which acts for large local, regional and international organisations. The department advises on employment contracts, redundancies, employee benefits, collective bargaining agreements and reviews HR policies and procedures. The firm has acted against two of the largest trade unions in Kenya, including the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT), in disputes against the employer. Chacha Odera is the most senior partner in the team and has represented a variety of different clients. Georgina Ogalo-Omondi has advised on intricate labour disputes in relation to terminations, redundancies and collective bargaining.
Kenya > Dispute resolution(Leading individuals)
Oraro & Company Advocates has an exceptional record in dispute resolution, representing both local and international clients in big-ticket matters. The team is involved in a wide variety of complex disputes, including banking, constitutional law, insolvency and restructuring cases. In addition to representing clients in litigation, the department’s experience also extends to alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration, mediation and settlement negotiations. George Oraro SC and Chacha Odera lead the team with a wealth of experience in navigating landmark disputes. Noella Lubano specialises in banking & commercial litigation, fraud and labour disputes.
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