Firm Profile > TripleOKlaw Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya

TripleOKlaw Advocates
PO BOX 43170, NAIROBI 00100

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

TripleOKlaw Advocates operates a broad finance practice with significant experience in real estate finance. Tom Onyango leads the department. Senior associate Janet Othero is recommended for financial technology-related matters.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

TripleOKlaw Advocates is founded on dispute resolution with a fine record in both litigation and arbitration. The firm has a number of impressive advocates and continues to impress in constitutional cases, environmental disputes and international arbitration. John Ohaga is praised for his commitment to the arbitration scene, while James Uduol and Elias Masika are also highly reputed.

Employment Tier 2

TripleOKlaw Advocates' dispute credentials are frequently prominent in employment matters. It is acting for Kenya Airways in a claim for unlawful termination of a contract for employment. John Ohaga is the key partner.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

TripleOKlaw Advocates is further cementing its standing in corporate and private equity transactions. The firm works with a number of private equity and foreign investors, notably in the real estate and agricultural sectors. It is also noted for its TMT sector expertise. Founding partner Jinaro Kibet leads the department, which includes TMT expert Catherine Mulika.

Real estate and construction Tier 3

TripleOKlaw Advocates is recommended for commercial, residential and mixed-use developments. Jinaro Kibet is the key partner.

The firm: TripleOKlaw Advocates is one of the leading law firms in Kenya. Established in 2002, the firm is composed of eight partners, namely James Ochieng’ Oduol, Tom Odhiambo Onyango, Jinaro Kipkemoi Kibet, John Ohaga, Eugene Nyamunga, Elias Masika Juma and Marysheila Onyango-Oduor. There are also a growing number of associates currently standing at sixteen whom together with the partners, form a skilled team of lawyers with considerable expertise in a wide variety of practice areas and are known for being meticulous, hardworking, ethical and professional.

The firm is structured to provide a wide range of specialised legal services in different practice areas and while it encourages its lawyers to concentrate on their areas of expertise, it also trains them to ensure that they are flexible enough to undertake new and challenging work that may not have been in their primary area of specialisation.

In addition, the firm is a member of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide ( an established global alliance of independent full service law firms with geographical presence across 70+ countries across the globe. Its membership of Meritas gives clients the benefit of a seamless service across the world.

Areas of practice: TripleOKlaw’s practice areas include: arbitration, aviation, banking, capital markets, commercial, competition, conveyance, corporate M&A, corporate restructuring and insolvency, energy, ICT, intellectual property, labour and employment, media, private public partnerships, procurement, real estate, renewable and natural resources, tax, telecommunications and transaction advisory.

The firm is constantly reinventing its practice to meet the needs of its growing clientele, as well as increasing professional challenges and requirements of its clients today. It strives to build long-term relationships based on trust and the confidence that comes from a thorough understanding of clients businesses and corporate cultures. In short, the firm believes that its should always be going over and above.

Department Name Email Telephone
Civil litigation and practice James Ochieng Oduol
Civil litigation and practice John M Ohaga
Civil litigation and practice Elias Masika
Civil litigation and practice Abidha Nicholus
Civil litigation and practice Isaac Kiche
Civil litigation and practice Gloria Mwika
Arbitration/ADR James Ochieng Oduol
Arbitration/ADR John M Ohaga
Arbitration/ADR Kenvine Odhiambo
Arbitration/ADR Noreen Kidunduhu
Media and intellectual property Jinaro K Kibet
Media and intellectual property Juliet Maina
Corporate and commercial Jinaro K Kibet
Corporate and commercial Bryan Muindi
Corporate and commercial Catherine Kariuki
Corporate and commercial Janet Othero
Corporate and commercial Maureen Nyakinyua
Corporate mergers and acquisitions Jinaro K Kibet
Corporate mergers and acquisitions Bryan Muindi
Conveyancing and real estate Tom O Onyango
Conveyancing and real estate Catherine Kariuki
Conveyancing and real estate Janet Othero
Conveyancing and real estate Renice Midar
Conveyancing and real estate Hilda Njoroge
Family Marysheila Onyango-Oduor
Family Fiona Makaka
Environment Elias Masika
Maritime and aviation Jinaro K Kibet
Maritime and aviation Elias Masika
Tax and international trade Eugene Nyamunga
Tax and international trade Brian Muindi
ICT and intellectual property Jinaro K Kibet
ICT and intellectual property Juliet Maina
Transaction advisory Tom O Onyango
Transaction advisory Jinaro K Kibet
Transaction advisory Eugene Nyamunga
General legal practice Kenvinne Odhiambo
General legal practice Syphurine Mayende
General legal practice Isaac Kiche
General legal practice Olive Rotich
General legal practice Fiona Makaka
General legal practice Gloria Mwika
General legal practice Hilda Njoroge
General legal practice Fidelis Marabu
Number of lawyers : 23
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