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Sharon advises clients on matters in a wide range of sectors including corporate, employment, succession, tax, contract, land, insolvency and commercial matters. She specifically assists in litigation and alternative dispute resolution processes and advises clients on the legal options available for the resolution of their disputes.

She has gained exposure and experience in various aspects of practice, including but not limited to provision of legal opinions, drafting pleadings, and attendance before the court, tribunals and arbitrators.

Experience has included advising:

  • As a team member, a leading bank in an appeal against assessment of excise duty by the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • As a team member, a leading bank in a shareholder dispute arising from a merger.
  • As a team member, insurance companies in Kenya in respect of a range of claims, including accident and work injury claims.
  • As a team member, a client in an arbitration involving a construction dispute.
  • As a team member, a leading bank in a shareholder dispute arising from a merger.
  • As a team member, a client in a claim for compensation for the violation of its right to property.

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Kenya (2021)
  • Certified Secretary (2019)
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2020)

Education

  • Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Law (2019)
  • Kenyatta University- School of Law (2018)

Prior Experience

  • May 2021 to date, Associate, IKM Advocates, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • Jan 2020 to April 2021, Pupil, IKM Advocates, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators