Mr Chacha Odera > Oraro & Company Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Arbitration
Dispute Resolution
Employment & Labour
Private Client

Position

Senior Partner

Career

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.

Languages

English and Kiswahili

Memberships

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

Education

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

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Chacha OderaOraro & Company Advocates

Oraro & Company Advocates is principally known for contentious employment matters, thanks to its dispute resolution-centric heritage. The firm has extensive experience of trade union disputes and pensions cases. It represents some of the biggest employers in the jurisdiction. Managing partner Chacha Odera has over 30 years’ experience in dispute resolution with a significant portion of employment cases, including recent class actions. Georgina Ogalo-Omondi is an emerging talent.

Kenya > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Chacha OderaOraro & Company Advocates

Oraro & Company Advocates has market-leading dispute resolution expertise. George Oraro SC and Chacha Odera are two of the most prominent litigators in the market. The team continues to land some of the biggest engagements in commercial litigation, constitutional and administrative law, tax, employment, insolvency and international arbitration. It is widely recognised for his prime roles in headline judicial review cases, insolvency litigation and major contract disputes. It represents an impressive number of Kenya and East Africa’s biggest corporates and organisations. Noella  Lubano is noted for cases concerning financial institutions and insolvency and restructuring disputes.