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Chris Wafula | Associate


Practice Areas
Dispute Resolution | Insurance Law | Intellectual Property | Constitutional Law | Legislative Drafting


Memberships
Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society
Africa Bar Association
ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator (UK)

Chris Wafula joined the Firm of Lesinko Njoroge & Gathogo Advocates in April 2015 as an Associate and is engaged in its Litigation and Arbitration Department. He was admitted to the Bar in April 2015 and had previously been working in the Firm of Oloo & Oloo Advocates from January 2014. He has substantial experience in competitive legal practice and has served insurance companies, banks, property development companies, amongst others. He holds an LLB degree from Uganda Christian Univeristy

  • • Banking and insurance: Representing insurance companies and banks in court for over four years. Besides representation in court, he has also offered legal advisory services to banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions all over Kenya.

  • • Intellectual property: Working with a number of eminent artists in Kenya and offering them legal advisory services as well as representing them in court proceedings for matters relating to infringement of copyright.

  • • Property: Representing clients (individual and corporate) in all manner of proceedings including judicial review, constitutional petitions, civil cases before courts and statutory tribunals.

  • • Employment: He has advised several leading institutions among them insurance companies, banks and county governments among others on employment issues. He has also represented several clients in the Employment and Labour Court and other Courts both at individual and corporate level.
  • Drafting: Involved in drafting legislation for county governments in Kenya, including Kakamega, Mombasa and Vihiga on diverse aspects and offered legal advice on constitutional and legislative drafting to the Council of Governors, the apex forum for county governments.

  • Constitutional law: He has advised and represented several clients in court over constitutional issues in particular with regard to the enforcement of the individual rights under the Bill of Rights. In particular, he has advised and represented clients in court on compulsory acquisition of property, excessive use of force by the police, among others.