Festus Muteti | Associate

Practice Areas
Civil, Commercial and Criminal Litigation

Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society

Festus joined the Firm of Lesinko Njoroge & Gathogo Advocates as a Trainee Advocate in 2019 and is currently an Associate Advocate at the Firm having been admitted to the Bar in 2020.
Festus works in the Firm's Litigation Department. He holds an LLB degree (Honours) from the University of Nairobi.

• 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.