Beryl Rachier 

Senior Associate 

 

T: +254 20 271 3 636/271 1 480

E: beryl@oraro.co.ke

 

 

Beryl Rachier is a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution practice group and specialises in arbitration and mediation in various sectors including financial services, energy, construction and telecommunications.

She has advised and represented clients local and international clients in administrative law, judicial review, banking and commercial litigation, employment and labour disputes, environmental litigation and public procurement matters in the Court of Appeal, High Court, Subordinate Courts and tribunals. Beryl was part of a team that represented an engineering company in a dispute relating to a large hydro/geothermal project.

Beryl holds a double concentration being a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) both from the University of Adelaide and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and the Law Society of South Australia.

a skilled Senior Associate in the dispute resolution practice group.”
Experience
  • Part of a team that provided the strategic investors of a bank with a legal opinion on the legal options against various third parties that were involved in the unlawful and fraudulent actions that placed the Bank under receivership by the Central Bank of Kenya. (Ongoing)
  • Acting in an anti-suit injunction application involving East Africa Capital Partners (EACP) where parties not party to a shareholder and management agreement between certain entities while a fund manager threatened to institute suit despite provisions for arbitration. (Ongoing) 
  • Acting in a constitutional petition against the County Government of Mombasa to compel the Count Government to stamp building plans and issue a certificate of approval. (Ongoing)
  • Part of the team representing a real estate developer in the National Environment Tribunal in an appeal to construct a mixed-use development on ecologically sensitive land. (Ongoing)
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