James Muthui > Kaplan & Stratton Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates
9TH FLOOR, WILLIAMSON HOUSE
4TH NGONG AVENUE
PO BOX 40111-00100 NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

James Muthui was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in 2003. He joined Kaplan & Stratton in May 2004 and became a partner in 2008. Prior to joining Kaplan & Stratton, James was an associate at Hamilton Harrison & Matthews Advocates.

His main area of practice is civil litigation in the following sectors: land, intellectual property, banking, environmental & conservation, judicial review, employment disputes, debt collection, arbitration and mediation and other general commercial areas. James handles matters in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Employment & Labour Relations Court and other specialist tribunals. James’s clients consist primarily of corporate bodies and organisations from diverse sectors locally and internationally including manufacturing agriculture, finance, health, advertising, environmental conservation, donor agencies, Non Governmental Organisations and religious organisations. He has been instructed on various high profile cases such as the Republic v Cholmondeley case.

Languages

English
Kiswahili

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Chapter)
International Bar Association

Education

2001 -2002 Kenya School of Law – Bar Qualifying Examinations
1997-2001 University of Nairobi, bachelor of Laws (Second Class Upper Division)

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Dispute resolution

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates has devoted considerable resources to its leading dispute resolution practice. Administrative law and judicial review, procurement, employment, tax and arbitration cases are areas of particular strength. Fred Ojiambo is frequently engaged in headline cases in the jurisdiction. Other key practitioners include Peter GachuhiNazima MalikJames MuthuiCosima WetendeEsther Kinyenje and Peter Njeru.