About Company

scale2Gatheru Gathemia and Co. Advocate was established in 1992 by the sole proprietor Mr. Gatheru Gathemia.  The firm mainly dealt with civil litigation services, but in the recent years we have diversified to and now offer a range of legal services to clientele who include both the corporate as well as individual’s clients. Our Firm seeks long-term, partnering relationships with clients, to the end of providing the best total solution to the client’s legal needs.We at Gatheru Gathemia and Co. Advocates know what it takes to meet our clients’ expectations for excellent work and responsive service. We have distinct quality standards of practice which in turn ensures that clients are properly and consistently represented and advised. We acknowledge ethical and professional responsibility to clients, the courts and the public at large.

Our Practice Areas

Family Law

As a firm, we strongly believe that family relationships are a critically aspect of our client’s live. We therefore tailor our services to help our clients achieve the best outcome

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We have a fully fledged department of conveyancing offering  services such as lease preparations, sale and purchase agreements e.t.c

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Litigation & Arbitration

We represent clients in all echelons of Kenyan courts on matters like Judicial Review, Constitutional law, Defamation, negligence, Commercial and corporate litigation.

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Commercial and Corporate Law

Our lawyers coordinate complex transactions, deal with regulatory requirements, and advice on tax matters, manage due diligence investigations and prepare all documents.

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Employment, Labor Relations and Immigration Law.

We offer consultancy services to corporates in negotiating of CBA’s, employment contracts, general work place rules and regulations.We also assist foreigners acquire work permits in Kenya.

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Intellectual Property

We offer services in registration, protection and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property such as Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents e.t.c

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Our Lawyers

Gatheru Gathemia

Gatheru Gathemia

CaptureMr. Gatheru Gathemia is the founder of the firm. He attended the University of Nairobi and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. He joined Kenya School of Law and obtained a diploma in law. He was admitted to the bar as an advocate of the high court of Kenya on 5 th August 1986. He worked for various law firms before establishing the firm in 1992. He did his postgraduate studies at the School of Bloustein Urban Planning and Policy Developments at Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA. An ardent courtroom lawyer, Mr. Gatheru Gathemia has acquired vast and in depth experience over the 30 years he has been in active practice. He has handled high profile cases in all the court echelons in Kenya. He is particularly renowned as family law expert and has astounding experience in, commercial, civil litigation, and Arbitration. Mr. Gatheru Gathemia has wide experience in complex commercial agreements negotiation, Conveyancing sale and purchase of real property, Transfers, Leases preparation of tenancy agreements, surrender of lease. He is a qualified Certified Professional MediatorClick here to see a copy of the certificate.
Byaruhanga McRonald

Byaruhanga McRonald





Byaruhanga McRonald is an associate at the firm. He graduated with Bachelors of Law in the year 2010. He joined the Kenya School of Law in January 2012 and obtained a diploma in law.


He was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya on 19 th March, 2014. He did his Master of Laws (LLM) studies at the University of Nairobi. He is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the East Africa Law Society.
His areas of specialization include incorporation of companies, Insolvency and winding-up documentation. His has acquired expertise in conveyancing including preparation of Transfers, Leases, Charges, Mortgages, discharge of mortgages, Tenancy Agreements and Surrender of Leases. In litigation- he has accumulated significant litigation experience since his admission as an Advocate.


McRonald specializes in civil and commercial litigation, professional negligence claims, labour and employment disputes, and banking and financial matters. McRonald represents clients in arbitrations  proceedings.


We support our clients’ strategic and operational needs by offering innovative, integrated and reliable advice across a full range of legal services. We understand that each client has unique needs and we tailor our services to their requirements.

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