Fred Ojiambo > Kaplan & Stratton Advocates > Nairobi, Kenya > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Fred Ojiambo is the Senior Partner at Kaplan & Stratton. He qualified as a Kenyan advocate and joined Kaplan & Stratton in 1974. He joined the partnership in 1981 and became senior partner in 1994. His main area of practice is civil litigation in the following areas: banking, insurance, medical negligence and malpractice issues, land disputes, commercial transactions, international trade, construction and environmental law, judicial review, public international law claims, employment, debt collection, criminal law, arbitration and mediation. Fred mainly handles matters before the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Employment and Labour Relations Court and other specialist tribunals. He has also participated in various judicial and public inquiries.

Fred has been instructed on several landmark and precedent setting cases. By way of example he represented the Communication Authority of Kenya in the Supreme Court in relation to a dispute regarding the roll out of the digital migration framework in Kenya. The matter had enormous implications on both civilian and non-civilian communication traffic in Kenya.

Fred is a previous chair of the Law Society of Kenya, he is a Senior Counsel and chairs the committee on senior counsel. He is a chair of Stanbic Bank, Stanbic Holdings Group Limited, Biblica (formerly International Bible Society), and the national task force on reforms in the legal sector.

Languages

English 
Kiswahili

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya
International Bar Association
Commonwealth Law Association

Education

Kenya School of Law – Bar Qualifying Examinations
University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Laws (Hons)

Lawyer Rankings

Kenya > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Fred OjiamboKaplan & Stratton Advocates

Kaplan & Stratton Advocates has one of the largest dispute resolution teams in the market, leading the profession in litigation and arbitration. The firm has an outstanding record in constitutional and judicial review cases, shareholder litigation and other commercial disputes. It has gained further recognition for its engagements in insolvency and receivership cases, tax disputes and international arbitrations. Fred Ojiambo is a doyen of the litigation and arbitration scene, while Peter Gachuhi is another senior name in the market. Nazima Malik is a leader in tax disputes, including transfer pricing cases. Esther Kinyenje and Cosima Wetende are prominent names in employment disputes. Peter Njeru is another name to note.