Daniel Kiragu is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution practice group with over 6 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).
- 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.