Botany Mwamuye | Associate

Practice Areas
Civil, Commercial & Criminal Litigation

Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society

Mr. Botany Mwamuye is an Associate Advocate in the Firm of Lesinko, Njoroge & Gathogo Advocates. He was admitted to the Bar in 2016 having received legal training in the Firm of B. M. Musau & Co., Advocates based in Nairobi. Mr. Botany practices in the Dispute Resolution Department of the Firm dealing with Commercial and Civil disputes and has handled various assignments touching on contract law, public law, environment and land disputes, constitutional petitions, judicial review & employment and labour relations matters amongst others.

Mr. Botany is also well versed in mediation. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Public Secretary Graduate; both courses were administered by Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB). He has appeared in a number of court proceedings, acting as counsel for Plaintiffs and for Defendants respectively.

• Attending Court for Hearings and Mentions in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Statutory Tribunals touching on varied aspects including employment & labour relations, land rights and environment, enforcement of contractual claims, constitutional petitions and judicial reviews for individuals and private entities i.e. Kenya Ecumenical Church Loan Fund (ECLOF), Equity Bank, Bakhresa Group; government corporations i.e. Kenya Airports Authority; and county governments i.e. County Government of Kajiado.

    (a) Identifying the progress of cases, compliance with court procedures/processes and updating the same.
    (b) Ensuring that all litigation files are not subjected to dismissal for want of prosecution.
    (c) Meeting clients and preparing them for trial.
    (d) Carrying out research work and drafting legal opinions and submissions on diverse areas of the Law as per each specific litigation file depending on the issues for determination.

    • Participating in Court Annexed Mediation for various clients i.e. Kenya Ecumenical Church Loan Fund (ECLOF) which ensures that disputes amongst parties are resolved much faster if possible thereby reducing the cost in terms of prolonged litigation and further restores the relationships between the parties at the end of the process. The mediation process allowed the parties an opportunity to generate their own solutions to the issues at hand.

    • Volunteering occasionally by carrying out civic education so as to create awareness on legal issues such as Constitutional matters in Nairobi City and Mombasa Counties. Handles also divorce and children matters on pro-bono basis.