Billy was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in January 2014 and has been with the Firm since March 2014 having completed his pupillage at Ndegwa Muthama Katisya Advocates.
Billy specializes in advising and representing clients in employment, constitutional & judicial (administrative) review, banking and related commercial transactions, land disputes, public procurement, insolvencies and succession matters. Billy handles matters in the Court of Appeal, the High Court, the Employment & Labour Relations Court and the Environment and Land Court.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public Procurement Disputes
  • Constitutional Petitions
  • Judicial Review of administrative actions
  • Employment and Labor Relations Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Legal due diligence and compliance
  • Family Law and succession

Education

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law
  • Bachelor of Laws, Moi University

  • Represented Kenya Ports Authority in a matter seeking to stop construction of berth number 9 arising out of disputes as to amount of compensation.
  • Represented Kenya Ferry Services in a dispute seeking to stop the construction and commissioning of two new ferries in a project worth in excess of KES 2.4 billion.
  • Represented one of the premier hotels in East Africa with assets in excess of KES 4 billion in a winding-up petition and successfully stopped the liquidation taking effect.
  • Represented the Kenya Ports Authority in a procurement dispute before the public procurement administrative review board where the value of the procurement was in excess of KES 300 million.
  • Represented East Africa’s leading telecommunications provider in a dispute relating to the collection and payment of royalties and the constitutionality of laws regulating the collection and distribution of those royalties.
  • Represented a leading bank in a suit where it was seeking to recover in excess of KES 200 million in a suit where the same security had been pledged to three other banks without the consent of any of the other lenders.
  • Successfully prosecuted an appeal that sought to clarify whether termination of an employee must be by way of an oral hearing or written communication may suffice. The decision saved the client millions of shillings in compensation to other employees who had been dismissed in similar circumstances.
  • Successfully represented an individual client in a claim that protected his acquisition of a property worth KES 200 million as a result of the Indian Ocean receding seawards. The suit involved the application of the doctrines of accretion and alluvion in Kenya.
  • Countries of Work Experience

  • Kenya