Jillian Ndirangu is an advocate with 10 years’ experience in Commercial litigation, Employment Law and IP law in Kenya.

Jillian joined Igeria & Ngugi Advocates in 2021 and her experience and passion for law, coupled with a Masters in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Cape Town and certificate in Fundamentals of Cyber Security from the same institution, have seen Jillian’s star rise in the firm.

Ms. Ndirangu has a portfolio of both local and multinational clients. Locally, she has vast experience with financial institutions, government agencies NGO’s and academic institutions.


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


  • Law Society of Kenya
  • East Africa Law Society

Internationally, she has worked with clients and counsel from jurisdictions such as South Africa, the UK, Italy, Netherlands and New Zealand, handling matters touching on debt recovery, corporate restructuring and anti-corruption.

Jillian aspires to use her new role as Partner to enhance access to legal services and legal content locally and internationally as well to ensure that Kenya is considered a leading jurisdiction with respect to legal analysis and application of the law.

Key Practice Area

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


  • 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