Wanjala Opwora

Associate

 

T: +254 709 250 000/709 250 710

E: wanjala@oraro.co.ke

 

Wanjala Opwora is an associate in the Litigation department and specializes in tax, company, insolvency, banking and general commercial contracts matters. 

Wanjala is part of a team representing a major Kenyan petroleum marketing company in a suit at the High Court with respect to the demand for KES 61 million being Excise Duty on Jet A1 fuel charged by the Kenya Revenue Authority.

Wanjala holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi and a post-graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law.

“Wanjala specialises in Tax and Commercial Litigation.

 

Experience
  • Part of team acting for a leading electronics company in Kenya both at the Tax Appeals Tribunal and at the Court of Appeal in a claim of tax overpayment refund of up-to KES 35 million.
  • Part of team acting for an international flower transportation company in an appeal to the Court of the Appeal from a Judicial Review Decision with respect to a VAT refund claim for KES 186 million being tax remitted to the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  • Part of team defending an international bank in a suit arising out of a loan facility agreement for financing an airplane company valued at USD 6 million at the High Court.
  • Part of team representing a major Kenyan petroleum marketing company in a suit at the High Court with respect to the demand for KES 61 million being Excise Duty on Jet A1 fuel by KRA.