Ms Michi Kirimi > Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews
1ST FLOOR, DELTA OFFICE SUITES, BLOCK A, OFF WAIYAKI WAY, MUTHANGARI
PO BOX 30333-00100
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Commercial litigation, Employment, Tax

Position

Michi has over 18 years’ experience in successfully guiding her clients through
complex matters in commercial litigation and arbitration with a focus on
labour and employment, banking, insurance, intellectual property and commercial
law. She has undertaken litigation and arbitrations in disputes arising out of
commercial contracts, Engineering and Procurement Contracts and Employment
contracts. She has handled complex Constitutional Petitions and represents clients
on tax appeals before the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the High Court. She regularly
represents clients in ICC arbitration proceedings, as well as employment, medical
negligence claims and insurance based litigation. She is recognised by Legal 500
for her expertise in intellectual property and employment matters.

Career

Michi joined Hamilton Harrison & Mathews in 2001 as a Legal Assistant and is now a partner in the litigation department of the firm.

Languages

English, Swahili.

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya.

Education

University of Nairobi, LLB (Hons) Kenya School of Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Employment

(Leading individuals)

Michi KirimiDentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews is outstanding in employment disputes and also has a strong track record handling non-contentious matters. Its recent workload includes advising on disciplinary processes, performance improvement plans, employment termination processes, redundancy processes, and the drafting and review of employment contracts. Michi Kirimi is highly rated, while Lorna Mainnah and senior disputes specialist Kenneth Fraser  are other key names. Ezra Makori is the name to note at senior associate level.

Kenya > Dispute resolution

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews has a rich heritage in dispute resolution, thanks, in part, to the presence of Kenneth Fraser and Kiragu Kimani, who was recently appointed senior counsel, resulting in the practice being the only one in Kenya with two SCs.  Banking and insurance cases remain a particular forte for the group, which also leads the market in employment and tax cases. Judicial review and constitutional cases are another area of particular experience. Michi Kirimi is also highly recommended for employment disputes.