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Saadia Abdi provides dispute resolution solutions to clients in a wide range of sectors and industries including financial, insurance, employment and succession matters.

She assists clients in mediation and out-of-court settlements. She also assists in advising and guiding clients in their internal decision-making processes such as when to institute a lawsuit and the economic viability of such a decision. She also guides clients during the court processes.

Experience has included advising:

  • As a team member, a construction company in an arbitration
  • As a team member, a proprietor in an a court of appeal case for clarification and review of judgments of another bench of the court
  • As a team member, a media firm in defending claims for defamation cases
  • As a team member, financial institutions in recovery of debts

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Kenya (2019)


  • Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Law (2018)
  • University of Nairobi, Bachelor of Laws LL.B. (2016)

Prior Experience

  • 2019 to date, Associate, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • 2018 to 2019, Pupil, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya