Daniel Kiragu is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution practice group with over 5 years of experience advising and representing both local and international clients in a wide array of contentious and non-contentious matters.
His main areas of expertise include commercial litigation, criminal litigation, alternative dispute resolution, drafting advisory opinions, insolvency, banking, employment, land, family & succession law.
Some of the notable matters Daniel has been involved in include assisting in filing a successful petition objecting to the award of the tender for the printing of Kenya currency bank notes to an international company in a contract worth over USD 105 million.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the University of Nairobi and a Post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He has also been trained on Trial Advocacy by the Inns of Court College of Advocacy (United Kingdom).
“His main areas of expertise include commercial litigation, criminal litigation, alternative dispute resolution...”
Prior to joining Oraro & Company Advocates, Daniel was involved in the following matters:
- Assisted in filing a successful petition objecting to the award of the tender for the printing of Kenya currency bank notes to an international company in a contract worth over USD 105 million.
- Part of the team that advised and represented a Dutch brewing company in connection with a disputed termination of distribution agreements in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The value of the dispute in the 3 countries was approximately USD 30 million.
- Acted for a major transport company in a variety of matters notably successfully objecting to the execution of over KES 526 million awarded to a worker’s union as compensation for redundancy.
- Advised and successfully represented a client in a management agreement dispute with a club.
- Successfully acted for a prominent accused person for actions done while executing duties when serving as a Cabinet Secretary in the Government of Kenya.
- Part of the team that advised and represented an international construction company in opposing injunctive orders sought by a bank, restraining its group of companies located in several countries from disposing any of their assets/accounts in Kenya as well as opposing a mandatory injunction requiring all proceeds under the disputed agreement worth USD 52.3 million to be remitted to the bank.