MISSION STATEMENT
"To provide exemplary services beyond client's expectations."

VISION STATEMENT
"To be a world class legal service provider"

:: CURRICULUM VITAE

Name ADAMS K.B. MUTHAMA
Address
ADDRESS
PHONE
CELLPHONE
EMAIL
P.O. BOX 87171-80100, MOMBASA
041 - 2223337 / 2222356
0722 – 964 963
lawndegwa@yahoo.com
Personal Details:
Nationality
Date of Birth
Marital Status
Religion
Languages
Kenyan
30th November 1975
Married
Christian
English, Kiswahili
Career Objective:

To provide world class legal services to valued clients

WORKING EXPERIENCE
2003 - To date

Partner; Ndegwa, Muthama & Katisya Associates Advocates. Specializing in:

  • Tax Practice,
  • Commercial Law,
  • Insurance Defense,
  • Criminal Defense and general Litigating Counsel. Defended over 300 Workmen Compensation claims against Corporations variously insured by Messrs UAP Provincial Insurance Company, AIG Insurance, Invesco Insurance and APA Insurance. Defended various Employee claims against some of our corporate client’s i.e Express Kenya Ltd.
  • Also engaged in recovery of debts,
  • Recovery of Commercial, Agricultural and Residential Land Parcels.
  • Also engaged in defending Tax claims by the K.R.A against some of our Corporate Clients.

2002-2003

Associate Advocate; Rachier & Company Advocates

Duties involved working as a litigation counsel. Gained valuable exposure to Commercial Law and Practice, Arbitration, Conveyancing and Corporate Law, particularly in Corporate Insolvencies and acquisitions.

2000 - 2002
Legal Assistant; Rachier & Company Advocates

Gained exposure to all areas of law; Conveyance, Commercial Law, Litigation, Criminal Law, Legal Research and public law.

1998-2002
Bachelors of Law(Hon), University of Nairobi
2001 -2002
Research Assistant; Task Force on the Law Relating To HIV & Aids

Duties included Legal Research, conducting research generally, drafting Reports and acting as a Rappoteur during Public Consultative Sessions.

1999–2000
Research Assistant; Odhiambo & Odhiambo Advocates

Duties included general office administration, Maintaining Client’s Files, Client Conferencing and general management of clients and legal research

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
17.10.2002

Admitted to the Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya.

14.1.2002

Graduated with a Diploma in Law, from Kenya School of Law

EDUCATION BACKGROUND
1996 - 2000 1996-2000 Moi University
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
2nd Class (Upper Division)
1991– 1994

1991-1994 Mang’u High School
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
A- (mean grade) 86 points
 

1983 - 1990

Kikaatini Primary School
Kenya Certificate of Primary Education
A (Mean grade) 567 points
 

RESPONSIBILITIES PREVIOUSLY HELD
1.
MANAGING EDITOR
“The Law Informer” A publication of Moi University Law Students Association
2.
CHAIRMAN
The Moi University Constitutional Review Commission – (1999-2000)
3.
CAPTAIN
Schneider House; Mang’u High School – (1993-1994)
4.
SCHOOL CAPTAIN
Kikikaatini Primary School – (1988-1990)
LANGUAGES

English: Fluent
Kiswahili: Fluent
 

RAPPORTEUR ASSIGNMENTS i) The East African law Society’s Workshop on the Process of Nominating Representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly, Mayfair Court Hotel, Thursday 5th April 2001.

ii) The UNDP/NACC Training Workshop on Legal Issues Relating to HIV/AIDS 11th-12th June 2001, KICC Nairobi.

iii) The Visionary Leaders and Management Consultants One Week Training Workshop on Management and Leadership for the Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Limited (Kenya Re) Senior Managers entitled “Re-engineering Kenya Re” 8th April to 12th April, at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, NAKURU.

iv) Various Consultative Workshops/Sessions conducted by the Legal Task Force on the Relating to HIV/AIDS.

The Kenya Ethical and Legal Issues Network on HIV/AIDS, (KELIN) Stakeholders WORKSHOP, Developing National Guidelines and Draft Framework for Legislation, 15th – 16th November 2001, at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies.

COMPUTER SKILLS Proficiency in Windows Operating Systems, Word Processing, Desktop Publishing and excellent appreciation and use of the internet and I.C.T.
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Volunteered for the Moi University Legal Aid Clinic (MULAC), and was involved in disbursing legal aid to the underprivileged both within and without the University Vicinity.
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Reading, swimming, listening to music and traveling
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
  • Member, Law Society of Kenya
  • Member, East Africa Law Society
  • Legal Education Awareness and Legal Aid
  • Volunteer work in the area of AIDS awareness with emphasis on behavioral change
  • Working on concerns that affect the development of the poor poverty education, governance and empowerment.
PUBLICATIONS The Genesis and Evolution of the New Law of the Sea; Whither the Doctrine of Mare Liberun; A Dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for an LLB Degree, Faculty of Law, Moi University.
REFERENCES
1 MR. A. D. O. RACHIER
RACHIER & COMPANY ADVOCATES
P.O. BOX 55645
NAIROBI
TEL:212186,210613, 247818
FAX:247807
Email rachier@africaonline.co.ke
2 MR. TOM OJIENDA ODHIAMBO
LECTURER IN LAW
FACULTY OF LAW MOI UNIVERSITY
P.O. BOX 3900
ELDORET
3 Also an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, the Chair, L.S.K., 2004 – 2006, and a practicing Advocate, Senior Partner in

ODHIAMBO & ODHIAMBO ADVOCATES
KWANZA HOUSE, 3RD FLOOR
P.O. BOX 15146
NAKURU
TEL:037-213149

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PROF F.X NJENGA
LECTURER IN LAW
FACULTY OF LAW
MOI UNIVERSITY
P.O. BOX 3900
ELDORET
TEL:0321-43620
 

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