Kwanga Mboya & Co. Advocates: A Litigation Powerhouse Handling Cases Worth Billions

Kwanga Mboya & Co. Advocates: A Litigation Powerhouse Handling Cases Worth Billions
Thomas Kwanga Mboya, Advocate Managing Partner of Kwanga Mboya Company Advocates

The firm of Kwanga Mboya & Company Advocates has in the last decade established itself as a litigation powerhouse especially in the areas of Constitutional Law, Devolution Law, Commercial Litigation, Land and Property Disputes and Employment & Industrial Relations Law. The firm has successfully handled numerous disputes whose subject matter value is beyond Ksh. 100 Billion in value and proven to clients and peers time and again that it can be counted on when the dispute at hand is a matter of critical importance that needs surgical attention.

Established more than 15 years ago, Kwanga Mboya & Company Advocates has over the years gained enviable experience in providing legal services in corporate and commercial law, real estate and conveyancing, insurance law, personal law, criminal law and public law including representing clients in Election and Constitutional Petitions. The firm has clients who range from leading corporate firms to top Government entities to high net worth individuals counting on its exceptional legal services to overcome diverse legal challenges.

The firm's founding and Managing Partner Thomas Kwanga Mboya is a seasoned lawyer who has a wealth of experience in handling complex and high voltage cases and offering critical legal counsel. Previously, he served as the first ever County Attorney of Migori County where he helped in setting up the County Government's Legal Department from the ground and was instrumental in midwifing the transition of the County from the previous Migori Municipal Council to Migori County Government.

Kwanga holds LL.B and LL.M degrees from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Legal Practice from Kenya School of Law and is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of 17 years standing, a Commissioner of Oaths and a Notary Public. He has undertaken numerous specialized continuous legal education (CLE) over the years to hone his skills especially in corporate law, constitutional law and white-collar and economic crimes defense.  

Thomas Kwanga Mboya is widely acknowledged and appreciated by many of his clients as a passionate lawyer who leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of the best possible outcome for his clients. Whether in the courtroom litigating or in the boardroom negotiating, Kwanga Mboya is known to be one of the most experienced and hardworking counsel who does his homework and is always prepared with authorities and detailed submissions and arguments to help his clients win the case at hand.

Thomas Kwanga Mboya has handled several cases of national importance including appearing as one of the 4 lawyers representing the former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko during his Impeachment Proceedings at the Senate of Kenya. Kwanga Mboya & Company successfully acted for Migori Women Representative Dr. Pamela Odhiambo the election petition filed against her by her opponent Fatuma Mohammed challenging her win. The firm has also successfully represented the leadership of the Legio Maria Sect in several cases that have attracted a lot of media and public attention.

Kwanga Mboya & Company was also one of the firms that helped went to court to stop the debtors of the Nairobi County claiming over Ksh. 60 Billion from crippling county operations pending audit the bills. The team was able to obtain stay orders which bought time for Nairobi County to audit the bills. As the first case by a County Government to stay payment of pending bills pending audit, Kwanga Mboya created precedent for other counties to apply for same orders.

In employment law, the firm has handled several cases involving termination or suspension of top level executives at the Employment and Labour Courts. For instance, Kwanga Mboya & Company represented Nairobi County in the case by members of the Legal Department of the County challenging their suspension by the Governor. The firm successfully led the county to reach a settlement with its Lawyers which saw them return to work and drop the case.

Most recently, Kwanga Mboya & Company Advocates successfully acted for the Governor of Nairobi City County in a case challenging a Ksh. 37,704,976,281 budget passed by the Nairobi County Assembly and obtained orders staying the budget in favour of the County. Later, as proof of his acumen in resolving complex disputes, Kwanga Mboya led the Nairobi County Government as part of the negotiation team chaired by the Honourable Attorney General which saw the matter amicably resolved and a consent entered between the parties to unlock the stalemate.

Kwanga Mboya & Company Advocates Head Office is strategically situated in the Nairobi Central Business District (CBD) at the Postbank House (9th Floor) along Banda street to make it easily accessible to its current and potential clients, both corporate and individual. In addition, it has a branch at Equity Bank Building (2nd Floor) Migori along Sirare Road in Migori Town to handle the high volume of matters the firm receives from Western Kenya counties.

In addition, Kwanga Mboya & Company is staffed with handful senior associates who assist the Managing Partner in executing the clients' instructions across the country. The firm also has competent support staff including clerks, paralegal and administrative staff to ensure that it is always ready to offer exceptional legal services to its growing clientele. Clearly, Kwanga Mboya & Company is one of the law firms in Kenya to watch especially for its litigation and corporate and commercial law practice.

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