Civil and Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Labour Law
MEMBERSHIP: Law Society of Kenya,
East Africa Law Society
QUALIFICATIONS: Advocate, High Court of Kenya, Commisioner for Oaths, Notary Public
EDUCATION: University of Nairobi (LL.B) (Hons), Kenya School of Law, Dip. in Law
Practice Areas and Experience
Wilson Gathogo was admitted to the Kenyan bar as an advocate on 2006. He undertook his training in the firm of Wambugu Motende & Company Advocates between the year 2004 and 2005 and was employed in the said firm as an associate managing a wide portfolio of both contentious and non-contentious matters. In he year 2010, Mr. gathogo co-founded Gathogo Kago & Manthi Advocates where he served as the managing partner until the year 2012 when together with partners of Lesinko & Njoroge formed Lesinko Njoroge & Gathogo Advocates.
Mr. Gathogo has a wide experience spanning 8 years in Civil, Commercial and Corporate Litigation. He has conducted cases at all levels of Kenyan Court system from surbodinate courts, High Court and the Court of Appeal on a wide range of disputes such as contractual claims, enforcement of bank securities, prosecution and defence of insurance claims (both material and personal injury claims) winding-up and receivership proceedings, construction disputes, property disputes, labour and employement matters, debt collection, judicial review proceedings, constitution petitions, amongst other disputes. He regularly represents clients in various statutory tribunals.
He also advises on a wide range of matters in real estate transactions such as acquisition and sale, leasing, sub-division, change of user, obtaining approvals as well as regulatory and compliance issues relating to the setting up of business entities, incorporation of companies and trust corporations, non-governmental organisations, co-operative societies. Mr Gathogo has considerable experience in lending transactions and undertakes preparation of the relative security documentation and advises on compliance issues attendant thereto.