THE LEGAL TEAM

 

Mohammed Balala:DSC_0456-183x300

Mohammed’s main areas of practice are Civil and Public interest Litigation, Commercial law, Corporate, Finance law and general Conveyance Practice. Mohammed has acted and advised on a number of important matters ranging from challenges to monopolies and restrictive trade practices at the port of Mombasa, defended Tax claims from the revenue authorities as well as legal opinion and participation in major litigation for stakeholders in the oil and gas sector. He has also been engaged in a number of high profile election petitions from the High Court, Court of Appeal up to the Supreme Court of Kenya.

He is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya and practiced for the last 18 years, having completed undergraduate studies in Law from Queensland, Australia in 1994. Mohammed is currently pursuing a post graduate degree in Oil and Gas. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Privately, he is a trustee of the Thune Foundation, a private heritage and cultural trust focused in preservation of Lamu’s historical and world heritage sites.

Mohammed has also previously served as a Chairman of the Mombasa Law Society, which is the Coast Chapter of the Law Society of Kenya

 

Abed Omar Abed:

Abed is the prinbllcipal partner in charge of Litigation. He has dealt with a wide array of  Litigation  matters for over 10 years now. He deals mainly with Admiralty, Civil Commercial  Litigation matters, Insurance, General Litigation and Public Interest  Litigation. He has    undertaken public interest litigation on behalf of resident associations  seeking protective  rights to housing, major debt and pecuniary claims as well as arrest of  vessels for a number  of maritime claims. These are but a few of the areas of litigation in  which Abed has  participated.

Abed has also previously served as an officer of the Mombasa Law Society.

In addition to holding a degree in Law, he is also a holder of a Bachelor of Commerce  degree.

 

 

Winifred Gitao

Winifred is a Senior member of the Kenyan Bar.  A seasoned Conveyancing and Commercial lawyer, She handles Real Estate and Corporate legal issues for the firm. She holds a Masters degree in International Business Law (International Law of Trade and Development and International Company LawDSC_0452) from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom focusing on a number of areas including competition law and laws relating to mergers and acquisitions.

She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya

Winifred has practiced for the last 18 years in Kenya and has sat as Company Secretary and Director of a number of companies. She has wide experience in the corporate world.

 

 

 

Mohamed Ali Mohamed

DSC_0224Mohamed is a graduate of the Kampala International University and has practiced in the litigation department of our firm in a vast number of areas including Civil Commercial matters,    Corporate Litigation, Public Interest Litigation as well as Family law in both Succession and  Matrimonial matters. He was also active in a number of Election Petitions arising out of the  2013 general elections in Kenya.