Leading Kenyan Law Firm Oraro & Company Advocates Announces Partnership and Senior Associate Promotions

3rd August 2021

Leading Kenyan law firm, Oraro & Company Advocates is proud to announce the promotion of four advocates. The promotions have been made across the firm’s commercial and dispute resolution (employment & labour) practice areas.

The promotions are effective August 1, 2021.

James Kituku, highly experienced advocate in banking, finance, conveyancing and  real estate matters, has been admitted into the Partnership after working at the firm for the last eight years in Associate and Senior Associate roles. He holds a wealth of transactional experience, having been involved in high-ticket deals over the years which span across corporate lending, commercial & residential real estate projects, transfer of land, project finance, among others.

Associates Sandra Kavagi, Sheila Nyakundi, and Anne Kadima have been promoted to Senior Associate level.

Largely specialising in employment & labour law, Sandra Kavagi has over seven years of experience advising local and international clients in such sectors as education, financial services, and public entities. Sandra has developed strong expertise in contentious and advisory work in employment & labour. She also has extensive experience in handling banking and commercial litigation, constitutional law, environmental law, election petitions, fraud and land disputes.

Similarly, Anne Kadima, from the Dispute Resolution Department who specialises in employment & labour law, has been promoted to Senior Associate position after working at the firm for over five years, having joined as a pupil. Anne is also well-versed in banking and commercial litigation, defamation, and shareholder disputes.

From the Commercial Department, Sheila Nyakundi, with over seven years of experience, has been promoted to a Senior Associate. Sheila is well versed in advising on commercial contracts, due diligence, mergers & acquisition, corporate restructuring and reorganisations from target sectors such as construction, financial services, and manufacturing and industries.

Commenting on the promotions, Pamella Ager, the firm’s Managing Partner, noted that “these promotions are well-deserved and emphasize the fact that Oraro & Company Advocates is a firm that rewards hard work and recognises the importance of diversity. I heartily congratulate all the four advocates on their promotions and look forward to their enhanced service delivery and provision of innovative solutions to our clients in their new roles.”

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Kosgei Kipkirui

Head of Business Development

T: +254 709 250 000/735

E: gkosgei@oraro.co.ke