Pearlyne Omamo

Managing Partner

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Pearlyne represents a wide range of both local and international clients on several high stakes and high profile disputes. She is reputed for being an efficient, meticulous, and formidable disputes lawyer.

Pearlyne’s disputes knowledge and experience is broad covering intellectual property, debt recovery, security realisation, public law disputes, insurance law, employment law, lease/tenancy disputes, land law, inheritance and succession law.

She regularly represents clients before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court, the Environment & Land Court, the Employment & Labour Relations Court, the Chief Magistrates Court including the Registrar of Trademarks and various tribunals such as the Industrial Property Tribunal.

  • Acting for a well-known commercial bank in Kenya in objection proceedings to protect its security interest valued at over KES 40 billion (USD 335 million) regarding an attempt by the employees of the borrower to attach and sell the borrower’s assets in satisfaction of a Decretal award totaling KES 2.1 billion. The Employment Court held in the client’s favour and set aside the warrants of attachment concerning the borrower’s assets. This enabled the client to institute debt recovery proceedings against the borrower.
  • Acting for a leading international pharmaceutical company concerning a trademark registration dispute concerning pharmaceutical products valued at over USD 17 million (KES 2 billion).
  • Acting in a derivative suit relating to a company with vast business interests including land ownership. The subject matter of the dispute is valued at over KES 2 billion (USD 17 million).
  • Successfully obtained Judicial Review orders quashing a Proclamation Notice issued by the Kenya Revenue Authority which was seeking over KES 820 million (USD 6.87 million) in purportedly unpaid taxes for a Motor Vehicle importation company.
  • Acting for a major telecommunications company in a complex debt recovery claim valued at over KES 45 million (USD 377,000). The dispute encompasses contract and tax law as well as the enforceability of Performance Guarantees.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law
  • LL. B, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  • Registered Patent Agent
  • Law Society of Kenya
  • East Africa Law Society