Botany Mwamuye | Associate

Practice Areas
Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation

Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society

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 BM Musau & Company Advocates.

Mr. Mwamuye 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, and employment and labour relations matters, amongst others.

He is also versed in mediation. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Public Secretary, having undertaken the relevant courses that were administered by the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board (KASNEB). He has appeared in a number of court proceedings, acting as counsel for plaintiffs and defendants respectively.

• Attending Court for hearings and mentions in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Statutory Tribunals touching on varied aspects including employment and 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.

• Maintaining and managing litigation files:
(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.

    • Volunteering occasionally by carrying out free civic education so as to create awareness on legal issues such as constitutional matters in the Nairobi and Mombasa Counties. In addition, handles divorce and children matters on a pro-bono basis.