Mr Gregory Karungo > Walker Kontos Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Walker Kontos Advocates
HAKIKA HOUSE, BISHOPS ROAD
PO BOX 60680 - 00200
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Gregory Karungo is a Litigation & Disputes Resolution Partner at Walker Kontos. He has acquired sixteen years of outstanding litigation expertise in banking, tax, receiverships, real estate, intellectual property, employment, probate, arbitration and mining.

His credo is to achieve the quickest possible solution at an affordable cost to his clients, without compromising on the quality of legal services rendered. Greg’s attention to detail and innovative litigation strategies have seen him secure major wins in and out of the courtroom for his Clients. He is currently Lead Counsel in a dramatic high stake multi-million dollar mining, land rights and tax dispute in the High Court pitting his Client, international giant Tata Chemicals Limited against the County Government of Kajiado.

Greg is also a strong supporter of alternative forms of dispute resolution including reconciliation, mediation, arbitration and traditional dispute resolution mechanisms that are consistent with the Constitution of Kenya.

Career

2011 – Partner, Walker Kontos; 2003 – 2010 Associate, Walker Kontos; 2001-2002 Legal Assistant, Walker Kontos

Languages

Swahili, English

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya, East African Law Society

Education

2007: LL.M Banking Law (Hons) University of South Africa, 2003: Certificate, International Food Law and Regulations, Michigan State University, 2003: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi, 2001: LL.B (Hons.), University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1997: Diploma, Information Technology, Institute of Data Processing & Management (IDPM) (UK)

Leisure

Farming

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Employment

Walker Kontos Advocates represents a range of multinationals. embassies and banks, while its alliance with Norton Rose Fulbright gives it greater credibility in cross-border and international matters. It has a particularly fine record in insolvency-related employment issues. State and diplomatic immunity is another forte. Gregory Karungo and Paul Ogunde are the key partners.

Kenya > Dispute resolution

Walker Kontos Advocates has a well-established dispute resolution department that is highly rated for insolvency and receivership litigation, disputes in the financial services sector and broader commercial cases. Intellectual property and debt recovery matters are also fortes for the firm. The dispute resolution team is particularly close to banks and financial institutions, much like the rest of the firm, which is allied to Norton Rose Fulbright. The highly rated Gregory Karungo and Paul Ogunde lead the department.