Dr. Paul Kimani (Managing Partner)
Paul is a lawyer based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, is a qualified arbitrator registered with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has recently been permitted to practise law at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts. He is associate faculty at the University of Exeter as well as a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Law where he teaches Private International Law and the Law of Contract. He has also previously been a researcher for a Justice of the Court of Appeal. He is the founder of Paul Andrew Advocates and leads its team as the managing partner.
After being called to the bar, Paul joined the law firm of Humphrey & Company LLP where he worked as an associate advocate. Here he advised numerous clients in various areas of the law.
Paul has very successfully advised clients in a broad array of legal fields including commercial law, tax law, intellectual property law, information technology law, pensions and retirement benefits law, international commercial litigation, banking law, environmental law, civil litigation and practice, corporate finance, project finance, employment and labour relations law, constitutional law, company law, international law among many others.
As an independent consultant, Paul has also carried out key consultancies for the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kenya and the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Nairobi, Kenya, among others.
Paul has a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law from the University of Exeter, United Kingdom, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University College London, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Nairobi.
Ms. Patricia Mukala (Senior Associate Advocate)
Patricia Mukala is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a passionate litigant. She is the senior associate advocate at Paul Andrew Advocates, where she specialises in civil and commercial litigation. Previously, Patricia has worked in different multi-disciplinary areas including the Government, Government agencies and private institutions. She has worked at Safaricom Limited where she handled commercial and conveyancing matters such as leases, caveats, cautions and sub-leases. Ms Mukala has also worked at Prof. Musili Wambua Advocates and Wamae & Allen Advocates in a number of areas of interest including Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Patricia has rich knowledge of Civil Litigation and Practice, Commercial Law, Debt Collection, Employment and Labour Laws and has offered legal services in these respective areas of law. Patricia also has a keen interest in Technology and the Law, Energy Law, Oil and Gas and Environmental Law and has been engaged in research work on extractives and in particular the gender role in extractives and dispute resolution in extractives industry for various projects under the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief (OXFAM).
Patricia has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She is also currently undertaking the Certified Secretaries Course offered by the Kenya Accountants and Secretaries National Examinations Board.