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Dispute Resolution - Kenya
Dispute Resolution: Arbitrators - Kenya
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George Oraro is the Founding Partner at Oraro & Company Advocates. With over 44 years of experience, he is held in high esteem for his arbitration, mediation and litigation expertise in Kenya. He specialises in administrative and judicial law, banking & commercial litigation, corporate & commercial law, employment and labour disputes, international trade and tax disputes.
He has practised in the International Criminal Court, the London Court of International Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce, the Supreme Court of Kenya, Court of Appeal, the High Court, Employment & Labour Court, and various Tribunals.
In 2012, George was conferred with the rank of Senior Counsel for his exemplary service to the legal profession. He was also appointed to serve as a Commissioner of Assize to assist in expediting and determining criminal and civil matters.
Aside from his legal practice, George has served as a board member for the CMA in which he was instrumental in the development of the legal and regulatory framework for the Capital Markets in Kenya. He was also a member of the Nairobi Securities Exchange Technical committee. In 2015, George became the first Honorary Consul for the Republic of Lithuania.
Law Society of Kenya
Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association