ABOUT JILLIAN NDIRANGU

Principal Associate

About

Jillian is our Principal Associate with a successful career spanning over 8 years. Since her admission to the bar in the year 2012, Jillian has worked with clients and counsel from a number of jurisdictions including South Africa, the UK, Italy, Netherlands and New Zealand.

She graduated in the year 2010 with a Bachelors of Laws Degree from the Catholic University of East Africa and was admitted to the Bar in 2012 after her Diploma from Kenya School of Law. Ms. Ndirangu then proceeded to the University of Cape Town for her LLM Intellectual Property Law Masters and a course in Cyber Security.

Credits

  • LL. B HONS ( Catholic University of East Africa)
  • LL.M IP LAW (University of Cape Town)
  • DIPLOMA (Kenya School of law)

Membership

  • Law Society of Kenya
  • East Africa Law Society

She joined the firm of I&N in 2021, bringing in her vast experience in representing a varied organisations, from financial institutions, government agencies and academic institutions in matters such as employment law matters, constitutional petitions, commercial claims, debt recovery and restructuring and anti-corruption matters.

Key Practice Area

  • Commercial Litigation & Arbitration,
  • Labour Law & Industrial Disputes, and Immigration Matters
  • Tax Law,
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation

NOTABLE ASSIGNMENTS.

  • Represented the Teacher's Service Commission before the Court of Appeal challenging the decision of the Employment and Labour Relations Court to convert a constitutional petition to an economic dispute, the jurisdiction of a court to conduct both conciliation and adjudication, and whether an employee may participate in a strike or fock-out without giving notice.
  • Representing an embassy and advising on diplomatic immunity with respect to employment and constitutional claims in Kenya. • Advised on conducting disciplinary hearings based on allegations of sexual harassment and the rights of the accused person and the protection of the accusers.
  • Advised an international financial institution on redrafting of contracts related to foreign employees who were to join the institution. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the employees were required to work from their countries of origin and the client required advice on the employment law implications in Kenya.
  • Represented a multinational company before the Supreme Court in a matter relating to the award of a tender for the printing and supply new design of the Kenyan currency.
  • Conducted industry specific webinars on the impact of Covid-19 on employment relationships in various fields including but not limited to hospitality, agribusiness and a various non governmental organisations.
  • Involved in a number of arbitration and mediation proceedings and settlement negotiations with respect to debt restructuring, renewal and termination of leases