Digital Service Tax and its Implementation in Kenya

1. TAX APPEALS TRIBUNAL ACT The Finance Bill, 2022 went through the First Reading on 13th April 2022. We provide below a summary of the proposed amendments the Bill seeks to make to various Tax Laws. a) Deposit before appealing to the High Court The Bill proposes an amendment to the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act […]

12th April 2022 Oraro & Company Advocates has once again been recognised for its expertise in Dispute Resolution, receiving a Tier 1 ranking from leading international legal directory – Legal 500, in its 2022 EMEA edition. When commenting on the practice, clients noted that it has “experienced legal experts of many years and in different […]

5th April 2022 We are proud to announce that OurVeryOwn George Oraro, SC and Radhika Arora were part of the team representing the Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya in the recent landmark Judgment touching on the applicability of the Basic Structure Doctrine within the Kenyan jurisdiction. In setting aside the holding of both the […]

Data Protection: The Coming Into Force of Various Data Protection Regulations and What you Need to Know The Data Protection (General) Regulations, 2021 and the Data Protection (Complaints Handling Procedure and Enforcement) Regulations, 2021 have now come into force following the approval of the Regulations by the National Assembly. Also imminently coming into force are […]

We know that poverty, a lack of access to education and resources, are critical impediments to the operation of many Children’s Centres. That is why, in line with our commitment to supporting and connecting with the communities in which we operate, we were glad to donate various items to the Watu wa Maana Children’s Centre […]

Trees are a critical aspect of the environment. Not only do they purify the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, prevent erosion, and act as an important buffer against climate change, trees also support the lives of local communities and help them to thrive. However, forests around the world are under threat. Despite […]

The firm donated KES 1 million to the Nairobi Hospice, a charitable organisation which provides care for patients facing life limiting illness and conducts training for healthcare professionals, community health workers and volunteers in palliative healthcare to allow patients and their families to have comfort and an improved quality of life. In a country with […]

Oraro & Company Advocates has continued to transform lives in the community through impactful partnerships. As a core value, the firm believes that everyone deserves access to economic and social rights. Chacha Odera, the firm’s Managing Partner, noted that “As a firm we like to see ourselves not just as a top-tier firm offering legal […]

Across Eastern Africa, there has been increasing activity within the Fintech scene involving sectors such as financial services, ICT, and Agriculture. With this, comes many opportunities for deals around the region and that is why, as part of our Fresh Thinking webinar event series, on 4th February 2022, we hosted a webinar discussing the opportunities […]