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Florence is an Associate in the Commercial, Employment and IPT Practice Group. She advises on a wide range of commercial matters including employment, intellectual property, and information and communication technology.

 Florence has been involved in advising clients on the various options for setting up in Kenya including limited liability companies, branches of foreign companies, companies limited by guarantee and NGOs. She has also attended to various applications relating to intellectual property including registration and renewal of trademarks.

She also assists clients with preparation and review of employment contracts and Human Resource Manuals and Policies, and regularly advises employers on the termination options available to them including summary dismissal and mutual separation.

Florence has also been involved in advising clients on different aspects of data protection and telecommunication laws in Kenya

Experience has included advising:

  • As a team member, a local telecommunications operator on the data protection implications of an information request by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) in a tax audit.
  • As a team member, a leading insurance company on its compliance with Section 47 of the Insurance Act.
  • As a team member, a leading International pharmaceutical company on the potential implications of conducting patient engagement activities in Kenya.
  • As a team member, an international client on the setting up of an online betting entity in Kenya.
  • As a team member, Shelter Afrique on interpretation of its Statutes in line with international best practice.
  • As a team member, reviewing a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to assess its compliance with the Government of Kenya Guidelines.

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Kenya (2022)

Education

  • Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Law (2020-2021)
  • Kenyatta University School of Law (2015-2019)

Prior Experience 

  • May 2022 to Date, Associate, IKM Advocates, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • May 2021 to  April 2022, Pupil, IKM Advocates, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • July 2019  to August 2019, Kenya, based law firm, Legal Intern

Memberships 

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya