She has worked in various professional service firms largely comprised of law firms and one audit firm, adding to her rich experience which has seen her act for clients in notable matters such as representing Construction, Real estates, Energy supply, Telecommunication, Manufacturing Companies and Not for Profit Organizations to mention but a few.
In addition, Renee has served as a board member in various reputable institutions such as the Tax Appeal Tribunal, Auctioneers Licensing Board and the Tobacco Control Board. She holds various academic and professional certifications including being a Notary Public, a Certified Public Secretary and a Commissioner for Oaths.
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.
She has been involved in notable corporate & commercial transactions including advising on the government-to-government collaboration between the Government of Kenya and China National Petroleum Corporation on a proposed USD 1.8 billion project to develop up to 350 MW of geothermal power.
In 2014, she was awarded a Commonwealth Professional Fellowship at the law firm of Hogan Lovells LLP in London, where she practiced with its project finance team. She was further awarded a Power Africa Fellowship in 2019 at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York, where she practiced with its project development and project finance teams.
Cindy holds a Master of Laws in Commercial Law from the University of Bristol, a Bachelor of Laws from Durham University, United Kingdom and a Post-graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law.
Jacob was part of a team that advised in a complex debt to equity restructuring of Kenya Airways Plc that aimed to reposition the National carrier for long-term growth and business sustainability. He also acted for a leading commercial bank in the financing of the first road construction projects under the Road Annuity Program of the Ngong-Kiserian-Isinya and Kajiado-Imaroro Roads.
Chambers Global ranked Jacob, in its 2021 Guide, as one of the leading lawyers in Corporate/M&A in Kenya. Chambers noted that he is well regarded in the space by peers, who comment, “[Jacob is] thorough in his thinking and extremely detailed in his output".
Jacob holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
Chambers Global, 2021.
She is ranked by Chambers Global 2021 in Dispute Resolution with clients lauding her for being “extremely professional and approachable,” and others saying “her level of subject matter knowledge, especially corporate law matters, is exceptional”. Legal 500 also recognised her in the 2021 and 2020 rankings as a Next Generation Partner, with sources saying she is ‘responsive, conducts very good and well thought out research, and is approachable and witty.’
Noella was recently recognised as one of "Africa's 50 Most Promising Young Arbitrators 2020" by the Association of Young Arbitrators.
Noella is an eloquent speaker. She spoke on various topics around International Arbitration at the International Arbitration Conference in Kigali, Rwanda in 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2018 and Nairobi, Kenya in 2019. She has also shared her legal insights across the globe including in the United Kingdom and Austria.
She holds a Master's degree (LLM) from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
Chambers Global, 2021.
John has represented and advised clients in a wide variety of sectors including construction, education, financial services, Insurance and transport & logistics.
Recently, he attained qualification as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a globally recognised standing in arbitration circles.
Additionally, John is proud to steer the firm’s publications committee which has to date successfully published 13 issues of Oraro & Company Advocates' flagship newsletter – Legal & Kenyan.
John holds an LLB from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and a Post-graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.
Pamella has been consistently highly ranked by leading legal directories such as Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and Legal 500 as one of the leading lawyers in Kenya. In 2020, IFLR1000 ranked Pamella as highly regarded for her Banking and M&A expertise. The directory commended her in 2018 saying "[She has] superb quality, easily reachable with great communication skills and has the ability to get along well with all clients."
Pamella has a Master of Laws (LLM) from Auckland University, New Zealand, an LLB from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, and a Post-graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. Aside from her legal practice, Pamella lectures at the University of Nairobi School of Law. She also serves in her capacity as a Director on several boards.
Chambers Global, 2021.
Chacha has been ranked by leading international legal directories such Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in dispute resolution and employment. In the Chambers Global Guide 2021 rankings, Chacha received a plethora of praise from the Kenyan legal community with market observers regarding him as "an extremely able advocate and a gentleman in all manner of the word."
Chacha was also recognised as the overall lawyer of the year in 2019 at the Nairobi Legal Awards, hosted by the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi branch.
Chacha holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. In addition to being an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, Chacha is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration Users' Councils, a Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public.
Aside from his legal practice, Chacha is an adjunct lecturer at the Strathmore Law School. He has chaired two adhoc committees of the Law Society of Kenya namely, the Committee for In-house Counsel and the development of a comprehensive Code of Conduct for Advocates. He has also served in various capacities in the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal and the Council of Legal Education.
Chacha is a passionate philanthropist and is currently a honary member of the Rotary Club of Milimani as well as a Paul Harris Fellow. He previously served as a founding trustee of the Matibabu Foundation and Msaada Kenya Trust.
Chambers Global, 2021.
He has practised in the International Criminal Court, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Supreme Court of Kenya, Court of Appeal, the High Court, Employment & Labour Court, and various Tribunals.
In 2012, George was conferred with the rank of Senior Counsel for his exemplary service to the legal profession. He was also appointed to serve as a Commissioner of Assize to assist in expediting and determining criminal and civil matters. Similarly, in the Chambers Global 2021 Guide, he retained the prestigious ‘Star Individual’ accolade in Dispute Resolution which is accorded to lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field. George remains the only lawyer ranked in this category in Kenya. He is also ranked a Band 1 lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Arbitrators, receiving a plethora of praise from the Kenyan legal community for being “one of the best lawyers Kenya has” and “without a doubt among the leading individuals in litigation and arbitration.”
In addition, the Legal 500 listed George among Africa’s leading arbitration practitioners in its Arbitration Powerlist: Africa 2021.
Aside from his legal practice, George has served as a board member for the CMA in which he was instrumental in the development of the legal and regulatory framework for the Capital Markets in Kenya. He was also a member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Technical committee. In 2015, George became the first Honorary Consul for the Republic of Lithuania.
Chambers Global, 2021
Oraro & Company Advocates is a full-service market-leading African law firm established in 1977 with a strong focus on dispute resolution and corporate & commercial law. With a dedicated team of 10 partners, 4 senior associates, 10 associates, 1 lawyer and 36 support staff, the Firm has been consistently ranked by leading legal directories such as Chambers Global, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500 as a top-tier firm in Kenya.
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