Practice Areas

At Gatheru Gathemia & Co. Advocates 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. We offer a broad range and all-inclusive legal services to a diverse clientele that include corporates and financial institutions, local and international Non-Governmental Institutions and individuals.


Our key areas of practice are;

Litigation and Arbitration

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


The firm is committed to pursuing alternatives mechanism of dispute resolution such as conciliation, arbitration and mediation where such alternative is practical and in the considered best interests of the client.

Employment, Labor Relations and Immigration Law.

We offer consultancy services to corporates in negotiating of collective bargaining agreements, employment contracts as well as general work place rules and regulations. We also assist foreigners acquire work permits in Kenya.


We have fully fledged department of conveyancing offering services such as:

  • Preparation of Leases and surrender of leases, assignment of leases
  • Sale and purchase agreements; relating to all manner of assets immoveable
  • Bank and financing agreements.
  • Tenancy Agreements
  • Real Estate Development Agreements

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

  • Divorce and Separation.
  • Division of Matrimonial property between spouses
  • Adoptions
  • Probate and Administration of Estates; including litigation over contentious succession matters; drafting of wills.
  • Child matters including Custody and maintenance.

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. Our services include;

  • Commercial Agreements negotiation, drafting and advice in diverse sectors like banking, energy and petroleum, manufacturing, transport and insurance.
  • Incorporation of companies and other business entities
  • Managing mergers and acquisition process
  • Business licensing and permits
  • Practical and effective project management
  • Provision of service agreement and statutory compliance
  • Commercial Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  • Tax consultancy services

Intellectual Property

We offer services in registration, protection and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property.

Our professional expertise covers;

  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Industrial designs Patents