Oraro & Co. Advocates Announces Two Partnership Appointments

June 2, 2015

Oraro & Co. Advocates, is proud to welcome to the firm Geoffrey Muchiri (formerly of Inamdar & Inamdar Advocates) and Nelly Gitau(formerly of Harrison, Hamilton and Matthews), as partners. Both lawyers are known as some of the brightest in their respective areas of specialisation(dispute resolution and corporate/commercial). Geoffrey will be part of the firm’s well-recognized dispute resolution team, his practice focuses on Commercial litigation. He is particularly known for his work representing clients in admiralty and maritime, oil & gas and insurance disputes. Geoffrey also has experience handling alternative dispute resolution matters. He previously advised international clients involved in energy, oil & gas transactions. Geoffrey holds a LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham and brings considerable commercial and dispute resolution expertise to the firm.

Nelly Gitau’s practice covers corporate/commercial and real estate matters, with a particular focus on creating and perfecting bank securities. Nelly brings considerable commercial expertise to the firm as she has over 8 years of experience advising several local and multinational clients(in different sectors). She has worked on a variety of commercial transactions, such as business formation, joint ventures and M&A deals. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of the Law Society of Kenya. Nelly Gitau will be a partner in the firm’s corporate/commercial and real estate and conveyancing teams

Oraro & Co.’s Managing Partner Chacha Odera said, “We are excited to welcome both Geoffrey and Nelly to our team, their reputation as exceptional lawyers and exposure to best practice in their respective areas, will indeed bolster our reputation as a top-tier firm in our jurisdiction and even beyond. These appointments will go a great step in making our firm even more multi-specialized. This we believe will enable us to give our clients top-notch legal services, across the board.“


Oraro & Company Advocates, is a top-tier, full service Kenyan law firm. The firm’s areas of strength include, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and Conveyance and Tax. Its partnership includes some of Kenya’s best legal minds and its lawyers are recognized by several international leading legal directories such as Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500. The firm is well-recognized for its contribution to Kenyan jurisprudence(through its formidable dispute resolution team), work on some of Kenya’s largest deals and its significant contributions to Kenya’s legal profession.  Established 38 years ago, by George Oraro SC(one of Kenya’s top litigators), the firm offers clients on-the-ground insights and a door to the strong business connections it has built locally, regionally and globally.

For further information, Contact Oraro & Co. at legal@oraro.co.ke

Harvey Ogombe

Head of Business Development

T: +254 709 250 000/734

E: harvey@oraro.co.ke