Joel Kyatha Mbaluka: A Consummate Commercial Lawyer and Litigator

With over 20 years of active legal practice under his belt, Joel Kyatha Mbaluka has come of age as one of the leading commercial lawyers in Nairobi City.
Joel Kyatha Mbaluka: A Consummate  Commercial Lawyer and Litigator
Lawyer Joel Kyatha Mbaluka, Managing Partner, Mbaluka & Company Advocates

Joel Kyatha Mbaluka is a consummate corporate commercial lawyer having extensive experience in both transactional work and commercial litigation gained in almost two (2) decades of post-admission legal practice. In that time, Mbaluka has worked on major deals and transactions and successfully represented leading corporate entities in and out of court as their external lawyer gaining invaluable exposure.

As the Managing Partner of Mbaluka & Company Advocates, Mbaluka oversees a team of handful formidable lawyers who are at the cutting edge of corporate and commercial law practice in Kenya. The firm specializes in commercial law, conveyancing, insurance law, dispute resolution and litigation, debt collection, international business matters and personal law cases.

Lawyer Joel Kyatha Mbaluka, Managing Partner, Mbaluka & Company Advocates
Mbaluka & Company Advocates: Leading Corporate & Commercial Law Firm

Mbaluka holds a Masters of Laws (LL.M) Degree Financial Services Law from University of Nairobi, a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the same university and a Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law (KSL). He is a practicing Certified Public Secretary (CS), Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public. He has undertaken numerous trainings and courses in corporate and commercial law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Mbaluka is a recognized legal expert in commercial and recoveries transactions including debt collection and insolvency law, corporate law including due diligence, business formation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate secretarial and local and international business transactions. He has also been involved in documenting and perfecting hundreds of major real estate and securities transactions.

Mbaluka is also a well-esteemed corporate governance expert and serves as company secretary to many private and public companies in Kenya. He has experience and training in Board Management having served as a Board Member and Legal Advisor of numerous State Corporations and Parastatals. Most recently, he served in the Board of Water Services Regulatory Board, the water sector regulator in Kenya.

In addition, Mbaluka has been involved in undertaking numerous legal and governance audit and regulatory and compliance risk assessments for leading corporate clients. He is also an astute businessman who has the benefit of invaluable exposure managing his own thriving private businesses and is always at hand to share practical insights with young and upcoming businesses owners as part of value addition.

Lawyer Joel Kyatha Mbaluka, Managing Partner, Mbaluka & Company Advocates
Mbaluka & Company Advocates: The Emerging Leader in Corporate and Commercial Law

Mbaluka’s clients in the Financial Sector include Equity Bank Group, Co-operative Bank of Kenya, National Bank of Kenya, Consolidated Bank of Kenya, Sidian Bank Limited, Family Bank Limited, Spire Bank Limited, Rafiki Microfinance Bank Limited, Mayfair bank Limited, Africa Banking Corporation (ABC) Limited, Unaitas SACCO Society Limited and Faulu Microfinance Bank Limited among others.

Mbaluka’s other clients include state corporations, county governments, private enterprises and individuals including Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC), National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation, Nairobi County Government, Kitui County Government, Catholic Diocese of Machakos, Bishop Urbanus Kioko Hospital, Nolturesh Water & Sanitation Company Limited and many others.

Mbaluka is a current member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and Institute of Certified Secretaries (ICS) of Kenya in good standing and East Africa Law Society (EALS). Given his expertise, he is regularly invited by leading media houses including Nation Media Group (NMG), Associated Press (AP) and EBRU TV to comment on legal issues of the day.

For more information, you can reach Joel Kyatha Mbaluka, Advocate at Mbaluka & Company Advocates, Bruce House, 12th Floor, P.O. Box 24240-00100, Nairobi, Email:, Office Tel: 0203316604. You can also contact him directly via call, text or WhatsApp through his personal numbers: +254 722 584942 (Safaricom) and +254 732 584942 (Airtel).

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