Geoffrey Muchiri

 

Position: Partner

Email: geoffrey@oraro.co.ke

Telephone: 020 – 271 3 636/271 1 480

 

Background

Aside from his experience representing clients in civil and commercial, insurance, admiralty and maritime, Geoffrey has advised on several energy, oil and gas transactions. A notable highlight is that he negotiated and advised an IPP in respect of a USD 146 million Power Purchase Agreement( involving a syndicated loan with international financiers). Geoffrey has undertaken litigation, alternative dispute resolution and arbitration in the areas of banking, commercial, insurance, and maritime law.

Membership in Professional Societies

  • East African Law Society
  • Law Society of Kenya

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Certificate in Trial Advocacy(National Institute of Trial Advocacy USA and the Kenya School of Law)
  • LLB(Hons.), Nagpur University
  • LLM(International Commercial Law (Merit)), University of Birmingham

Employment

  • Oraro & Co. Advocates
  • Inamdar & Inamdar Advocates
  • Kamau Kinga & Co. Advocates

Top matters

  • Represented an international shipping company on a salvage and towage claim
  • Assisting counsel to an international mining company in a dispute with Kenya Pipeline Company worth USD 52.5 million
  • Advised a regional reinsurance company on a KES 200 million reinsurance claim
  • Represented a party in a construction arbitration with a value of approximately USD 6.5 million
  • Represented a local Insurance company on a KES 100 million claim
  • Advised a multinational on an oil and gas contract, revolving around the impact of the outbreak of the Libyan civil war
  • Advised an IPP in respect of a USD 146 million Power Purchase Agreement (involving a syndicated loan with international financiers)

Insights

  • Taxation in the upstream oil and gas sector
  • The Companies Act, 2015
  • Further a field: Proposed changes in Kenya’s natural resource laws
  • A “right” to light: a look at the key provisions in Kenya’s proposed Energy Bill, 2015
  • Kenya’s Energy Sector: 2015 Highlights
  • Delving deeper: a closer look at local content in Kenya’s growing mining sector
  • Brand new: Kenya’s newly enacted Mining Act
  • The new ratification requirements for natural resources transactions (The Natural Resources (Classes of Transactions Subject to Ratification) Act, 2016)
  • A “right” to light: a look at the key provisions in Kenya’s proposed Energy Bill, 2015

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