Mr Paul Ogunde > 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

Dispute Resolution- Litigation / Arbitration.

Position

Paul Ogunde is a Partner in the litigation department at Walker Kontos. His practice focuses on commercial litigation,insolvency, debt recovery and security realisation, intellectual property disputes, litigation surrounding receiverships, employment law, insurance,banking, tax, public procurement and public law litigation in the area of judicial review. Recently, Paul has advised administrators of a listed cement manufacturer on its insolvency affecting subsidiaries in over five (5) jurisdictions. He has also represented financial institutions and insolvency practitioners in many ground breaking court proceedings on the Insolvency Act which is new in Kenya.

Career

September 2001-September 2002:Intern, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Advocates; September 2002-October 2006: Associate, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Advocates; November 2006-May 2007: Senior Associate, Njoroge Regeru & Co. Advocates;                  June 2007-December 2011: Senior Associate, Walker Kontos Advocates;                        January 2012: Partner, Walker Kontos Advocates

Languages

English, Swahili

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya, International Commission of Jurists, Member of the joint bar/bench working committee of the Milimani Commercial Courts.

Education

2001: LL.B (Hons.), Bachelor of Laws, Moi University, Kenya, 2002: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, 1999:Certificate, International Human Rights Law, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria , SA

Leisure

Participating in sports.

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.