Eva Mukami

Posted on August 1st, 2018

Eva Mukami

Associate

 

T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 721

E: emukami@oraro.co.ke

 

Eva is an Associate in the Litigation Department and specialises in Arbitration & Mediation and Dispute Resolution.

She has advised local and international clients from various target sectors such as energy, oil, manufacturing and financial services in arbitration & mediation, constitutional law, land disputes, debt recovery, banking & commercial litigation, and insolvency matters.

Eva recently advised a bank on enforcement of third party securities under the Insolvency Act, 2015 as well as advising an oil company on its prospective claim against the National Land Commission for denial of fair administrative action under the Constitution in its compulsory acquisition of the oil company’s land.

Eva has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Moi University and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

“Eva has advised a regional bank in an international arbitration”

Experience
  • Part of a team that is assisting in giving Kenya law advice and representing a Canadian based energy company as co-counsel in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes proceedings brought against the Kenyan Government in respect of the unlawful revocation of the company’s geothermal licence.
  • Part of the team representing a regional bank in an international arbitration at the ICC in a claim of USD 25 million brought by a Zambian borrower who claims he never authorised the bank to disburse funds to the borrower.
  • Part of a team that advised an international agricultural equipment company on registration of securities under the Movable Property Security Rights Act, 2017.
  • Part of a team that represented a landlord in its claim against an insolvent tenant that involved interpretation of the rights of a landlord under the Insolvency Act, 2015.
  • Part of a team that advised an oil company on its prospective claim against the National Land Commission for denial of fair administrative action under the Constitution in its compulsory acquisition of the oil company’s land.
  • Part of a team that advised an international tobacco processing company and its Kenyan subsidiary on their prospective claim for fraud and/or negligence against individuals in its employment.

Erastus Rabut

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Erastus Rabut

Associate

 

T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 706

E: erastus@oraro.co.ke

 

 

Erastus is an Associate in the dispute resolution practice group. His expertise largely focuses on banking and commercial litigation, constitutional and administrative law, complex employment & labour disputes as well as land and property disputes.

Erastus has a keen interest in insolvency and restructuring following the new changes in the Insolvency Act 2015 as well as asset tracing and recovery. He has advised local and international clients from various sectors such as the financial services sector and the public sector.

Erastus has a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Moi University and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

"Erastus is well regarded for his  insolvency and restructuring expertise."

Experience
  • Part of the team that is currently representing a pension scheme at the High Court in a Judicial Review Application challenging the decision by the Retirement Benefits Appeals Tribunal.
  • Part of a team acting in a claim which seeks to stop an alleged payment of USD 20 billion in respect of power purchase agreements.
  • Part of a team that assisted in the preparation and hearing of an appeal challenging the decision of the High Court requiring a major soft drink bottler to brand their 900 million bottles with nutritional facts of the soft drink.
  • Representing a large telecom company in an employment dispute and incidental negotiations of USD arising from a redundancy exercise of two thousand six hundred (2,600) employees taking part in the where a settlement of USD 3 million was reached.

Anne Kadima

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Anne Kadima

Senior Associate

 

T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 744

E: anne@oraro.co.ke

 

Anne Kadima is a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution practice group. She has represented local and international clients in banking and commercial litigation, defamation,  employment and labour and shareholder disputes from various target sectors including financial services and manufacturing & industries.  

Anne was part of a team representing a leading commercial bank against three separate class action claims in the Employment and Labour Relations Court, for the recalculation of terminal benefits arising from voluntary early retirement taken by the claimants.

Anne is currently pursuing a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Trade and Investment Law from the University of Nairobi. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Moi University and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

“Anne has experience in advising clients in various contentious matters.”

Experience
  • Advising a major American private equity fund on its legal options and remedies against former directors and shareholders of a leading East African civil engineering and construction company. The matter concerned a shareholders’ agreement, a convertible note debt for equity swap, a share pledge agreement and personal guarantees with a view of recovering a London Court of International Arbitration arbitral award of USD 23.2 million.
  • Part of a team that is advising a Kenyan government corporation in the negotiations and recovery of depositor’s money from a debtor with an estimated value of USD 20 million.
  • Representing a railway corporation in a claim worth USD 4.3 million brought by its former employees to enforce an award made by the Industrial Court and a claim for unfair dismissal after a strike which led to their dismissal.
  • Representing a publicly listed commercial bank against three separate class action claims in the Employment & Labour Relations Court, for the retabulation of terminal benefits arising from voluntary early retirement taken by the claimants. .
  • Leading the litigation team representing an International Research Institute in a land rates’ dispute of an estimated demand value of USD 4.8 million.
  • Part of a team representing a reinsurance company based in Kenya after the former Managing Director sued the corporation for unfair and unlawful termination of employment.

Daniel Okoth

Posted on April 11th, 2018

Daniel Ouma

Partner

 

T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 717

E: daniel@oraro.co.ke

 

 

Daniel is a Partner in the Litigation Department. With over seven years’ experience, he has advised both local and international clients in arbitration, banking and commercial litigation, constitutional law, employment and labour law and land disputes.

Daniel has been involved in a number of notable matters including being part of a team that represented a leading telecommunications company in a landmark employment dispute arising from a redundancy of 2,600 employees and further negotiating a settlement worth USD 3.5 million.

In April 2019, Daniel Participated in a three-week EXPLORE placement programme hosted by Slaughter and May at their London Offices. The programme is targeted towards African lawyers in order to provide them with extensive legal training in a leading international law firm as well as cultural excursions and a relationship-building platform

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Laws an (LLB) from Moi University and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

“Daniel has a keen interest in Local and International Arbitration.”
Experience
  • Successfully represented a large private tea management agency in an application seeking to set aside an arbitration award of USD15 million where the Court did set aside that part of the award amounting USD 1 million relating to goodwill.
  • Part of a team that successfully represented a construction company in arbitration proceedings, arising out of a breach of a construction contract. The claim was for VAT on the contract works and the cost of additional works and variations.
  • Part of the team that successfully represented a Kenyan commercial bank in a rare application seeking to have the Court of Appeal re-open, re-examine and set aside its decision awarding a sum of USD 2 million plus interests at 14% per annum from 1st August 2002.
  • Part of the team currently representing an international company in three (3) disputes arising from the award of a tender and the subsequent execution of a Concession Agreement for the Development and Management of Duty-Free Retail Services under a Single Master Licence at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
  • Part of the team which represented a telecommunications company in an employment dispute and incidental negotiations of USD arising from a redundancy exercise of two thousand six hundred (2,600) employees taking part in the where a settlement of USD 3 million was reached.

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