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Victoria Njoroge advises on corporate commercial work including corporate set ups, restructuring, review and standardization of various commercial contracts and agreements, employment and labor law, immigration, intellectual property (contentious and non-contentious), cross-border transactions, information and technology law, estate planning and other complex transactions across a wide range of industries.

Victoria has practical experience advising both local and international clients in multisectoral fields including private companies, non-profit organizations, financial and banking services, infrastructure, construction and transport, insurance, life sciences, media, education institutions, technology, sports and entertainment.

Experience has included advising:

  • As a team member, one of the major insurance companies in Kenya in a high profile restructuring process involving the separation of more than 150 employees
  • A multinational company in defending and securing its rights against the infringement of its domain name
  • Coordinated trademark registration for an international university across Eastern and Southern Africa
  • As a team member, a multinational company on how to implement a redundancy affecting its regional managing director

Professional Qualifications

  • Advocate admitted to the High Court of Kenya (2014)

Education

  • Kenya School of Law, Diploma in Law (2012)
  • Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Bachelor of Laws LL.B. (2011)

Prior Experience

  • 2019 to date, Senior Associate, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • 2014 to 2018, Associate, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya
  • 2013 to 2014, Pupil, IKM, DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya

Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya

Hard lessons for employers from coronavirus COVID-19

Although the arrival of the coronavirus in Kenya was inevitable and had been foretold since the beginning of the year, it is fair to say that when it finally hit the country in mid-March employers and employees alike were ill-prepared for its full impact.

Foreigners to remain out of the country until permit or pass is issued

The Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordination of National Government (“CS”) issued a directive on Monday 10th  December, 2018 that foreign nationals shall not be allowed to remain in or come into the country prior to the issuance of their permits or passes.