In the last two (2) decades, Cecil G. Miller has established his reputation as one of Kenya’s most trusted lawyer for many blue chip corporate and high net worth private clients and built a leading corporate commercial law and dispute resolution law firm in Kenya, Miller & Company Advocates. Mr. Miller accomplished this by being radically hands-on in running his law firm and personally handling or following up every aspect of each client’s case or brief and remaining accessible to all his clients every step of the way.
"I have built my practice around serving my clients. As a client, you can reach me any time via office phone or my personal mobile phone. I always provide one-on-one legal counseling and personalized solutions in my legal practice which now spans more than quarter a century," says Mr. Miller.
Over the years, Miller & Company Advocates has made its mark by successfully handling many landmark and precedent setting cases most of which are widely reported in media in all levels of Kenyan courts and tribunals. The firm has a solid reputation for excellent representation in matters relating to Tax, Energy, Investment and Agribusiness, Arbitration, Election Petitions, Succession cases and Criminal matters amongst other practice areas.
Miller & Company Advocates has also received special recognition for being one of the law firms with the fastest response and turn-around times in the Conveyancing and Securities Review within Panels of Advocates for leading banks and financial institutions in Kenya. It has also been ranked in The Legal 500 Hall as one of the top law firms in Kenya based on the feedback of corporate and private clients and in-house lawyers in Kenya.
Miller & Company Advocates founder and Managing Partner Mr. Cecil M. Miller is held in very high esteem within the legal profession locally and globally for his extensive experience and exposure in Litigation and Dispute Resolution having successfully handled dozens of complex and sensitive cases. He has successfully represented various financial institutions, corporate bodies, governments and individuals in a wide range of matters earning a reputation as the go-to lawyer for sensitive and high profile cases in the City and beyond.
Besides litigation, Mr. Miller is an acclaimed expert in Tax Law, Energy Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Property Acquisitions, Trust and Wills, Joint Ventures, Mixed Use Projects, Private Equity and the handling Private Clients. He has extensive cross-border practice experience and networks across East Africa, Africa and the World who help him in advising foreign clients investing in Kenya. He has been involved in the Oil and Gas sector where he represents a number of major companies. He acted in the reparation case for 21,000 war veterans on pro-bono basis.
In the media circles, Mr. Miller is known for acting for who is who in Kenya. He has represented lawmakers in notable Election Petitions. He has successfully represented top Government officials including Governors, Ministers and Parastatal heads facing cases and claims touching on or related to graft and economic crimes cases in both subordinate and superior courts. He has also acted for Corporations, Governments Entities and Private Individuals in numerous cases attracting wide public interest.
Most recently, Mr. Miller acted for a Kenyan Billionaire who along with his co-directors was facing tax evasion claims and being in possession of uncustomed goods charges. He managed to have the charges dismissed and procured a swift acquittal for his client. He also acted for the Former Nairobi Governor H.E. Mike Sonko in numerous criminal and constitutional cases and successfully secured his bail and got several of the criminal charges levelled against him withdrawn by the prosecution by setting out formidable defense.
Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (with Honours) from the University of Warwick (U.K.), a Masters of Law Degree from the University of London, Kings College and a Diploma in Legal Practice from Kenya School of Law. He has more 25 years’ experience in legal practice and is acknowledged as one of Nairobi’s top lawyers with a solid reputation for ethical legal practice and delivering results for clients.
In the last 23 years since its founding in 1998, Miller & Company Advocates has grown into a formidable team of highly qualified, energetic and dynamic legal professionals trusted by corporate, governmental and individual clients to help them navigate the increasingly complex modern day legal requirements in Kenya. The firm, which has offices in Nairobi and Mombasa, boast a team of dozen lawyers and consultants who are experts in their area of specialization and highly regarded by peers and clients for delivering quality world-class legal services.