PUBLICATIONS

Conveyancing is defined as the art or science of effecting the transfer of legal property or modifying interest in relation to property by means of a (written) document. As such the three critical ingredients are thus the process, the legal title and the transfer or modification…

MR. IVIA KITONGA

MANAGING PARTNER

Gender-based violence (GBV) is one of the most obstinate violations of human rights across the globe with the most prevalent being Sexual and Gender Based Violence SGBV.

MUKOYA C WECHE

ASSOCIATE

On 30th March 2021, the Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2021 (the Act) was assented to by the President and it came into force on the same date. This Act comes after the enactment of the Business Laws (Amendment) Act 2020.

MUKOYA C WECHE

ASSOCIATE

An Employee Share option Plan (ESOP) is a formal plan made available to eligible employees of a company which allows them to participate in the long term value growth of the business through the purchase of an ownership interest. 

MR. IVIA KITONGA

MANAGING PARTNER

Kenya, like most countries, is coming to grips with the solemnity of the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. It is worth noting that the COVID-19 pandemic is a blatant reminder of the vulnerability of human life, and the downtime created by the self-isolation and 

MR. IVIA KITONGA

MANAGING PARTNER

The reality of the world as it is today is that, most people are forced to self-isolate or be quarantined or, worse still, be bed ridden due to the Covid -19 virus. At a practical level, what this means is that the capability of being able to get things done has become difficult.

MUKOYA C WECHE

ASSOCIATE

Termination of employment is regulated by the Employment Act. An employee may be terminated after the serving of due notice or paying in lieu of notice. Section 35 of the Employment Act deals with termination in lieu notice.

MUKOYA C WECHE

ASSOCIATE

The President HE Uhuru Kenyatta on 31st August 2016,assented to law and the Land Laws (Amendment) Bill 2015 to  amend the laws relating to land so as to align them with the constitution.

MUKOYA C WECHE

ASSOCIATE

Kenya’s Suicide Rate Statistics are at an all-time high, recording a staggering 483 cases being reported in the last three months according to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. A spike in reports of life threatening assaults have also been recorded at an alarming 409 incidences. Experts have attributed these patterns to various mental illnesses which are prevalent amongst members of the society and have not been dealt with. Amongst them is the Mental Health Care Unit at the Ministry of Health, which is of the opinion that the current laws in force relating to mental illnesses are a huge hindrance to the improvement and treatment of such cases.

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D.M KIMANZI

ADVOCATE TRAINEE

Following a recent order from Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha directing that students engaging in homosexuality be barred from attending boarding schools, Kenyans have come out at large to share their opinions on the same which have been mostly divided. While others have termed the move as discriminative such as the members of the LGBTQIA+ community who took it to the streets in protest of the same, others have been seen to endorse this move.

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D.M KIMANZI

ADVOCATE TRAINEE

Recently, the “Employment (Amendment)” Bill, 2021 was introduced, which seeks to restrain the ability of employers to contact workers outside their working hours. The Bill seeks to take such measures to create a healthy work-life balance and to allow the digital wave to have a positive effect on workers’ quality of life. Under the Fourth Schedule of the Constitution, counties are mandated to implement national labor standards and employment policies.

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D.M KIMANZI

ADVOCATE TRAINEE

The ILO defines domestic work as work that is done in or for a household or households (ILO, 2011). Thus on the basis of this definition, domestic workers in Kenya include: Nannies, Caretakers, Cooks, Gardeners, Cleaners, Drivers, and Security Officers among others.Current statistics show that Kenya has about two million (2,000,000) domestic workers. This indicates to that they play a key role in driving Kenya’s economic growth and development. It is therefore crucial to understand the rights accrued to them.

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D.M KIMANZI

ADVOCATE TRAINEE