Our Profile

B M Kanyiri & Company Advocates (the firm) was formed on October 4, 2005 and has over the years grown to a middle size law firm with two partners, two associates, two legal assistants, one legal clerk and two legal secretaries.

The firm’s vision and goal are geared to guarantee clients’ satisfaction. We have cultivated a friendly and open approach among the members of staff. The firm is also backed by a fully stocked and computerized law library and hence equipped to be in tandem with the even dynamic legal world.

The firm embraces competence, efficiency, determination and integrity as we deliver results to our customers.

Our Team

Bernard Muriuki
Founder & Managing Partner

Bernard is the Founder and Managing Partner of B M Kanyiri & Company Advocates. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Dr B A Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India, where he graduated with a first class honours, a Bachelor of Arts in Social Legislation & Government from the same university. He also holds a post-graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, a post-graduate Diploma in Finance Management from the Central Management Institute, New Delhi, India.

Peter Njiiri
Partner

Peter is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with 19 years standing. He has a wealth of experience in Litigation, Insurance, Conveyancing/Commercial Law, Loan recoveries. He is also in charge of the firm’s resource centre and the computerised library. He is tasked with effective and optimal utilization of the immense resources to conduct in depth research, analysis and case presentation beyond what is available in the ordinary search engines.

Sylvia Muchiri
Partner

Sylvia is a Partner in the firm; she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Kenyatta University, School of Law and a post graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and holds a Certificate in Business Management from the Kenya Institute of Management.

Jacinta Mihega
Senior Associate

Jacinta holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Kabarak University and a post graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. She has been inducted into the firm’s core values of honesty, integrity and client satisfaction as the foundation and basis our legal practice. She understands the firm's professionalism. She coordinates the management, documentation and liaison within the firm’s staff. She ensures that the Secretaries and Court Clerks offices are well serviced, provide technical support in planning meetings,drafting legal documents and inter/intra office correspondences and court attendance.

Sabina Wanjiku
Court Clerk

Sabina is a highly skilled Court Clerk and talented techno - savvy in charge of the firm’s registry and library. She ensures the smooth operation of the firm’s filing activities and service of documents to the courts, clients and to law firms. She maintains an efficient and intense backup system of all the information and important documents available in the files. Her immense expertise and experience from private practice is brought to bear in the management of the firm’s computerised resource centre and library.

Loise Muthoni
Secretary

Loise is a highly skilled Legal Secretary and talented techno - savvy in charge of the firm’s administration. She ensures the smooth operation of the firm’s computerised systems and proper data management. She maintains an efficient and intense backup system of all the information and important documents available in the files. Her immense expertise andexperience from private practice is brought to bear in the management of the firm’s computerised resource centre and library.

 

Practice Areas

Social Responsibility

The firm believes in supporting relevant community projects, charities and providing pro bono advice in specific matters which benefit the needy. We continue to support various charities and social organisations through partnerships with various organisations, e.g. International Christian Church, Imara Daima and Presbyterian Church of East Africa, Bahati Church.

Careers

B M Kanyiri & Company offers opportunities for lawyers and interns interested in the our main practice areas.

Internship

B M Kanyiri & Company is involved in training new lawyers. Not only are the interns involved in and exposed at an early stage to substantial legal work with responsibility, but also the work practices makes us an attractive place in which to work.

Work Experience

 B M Kanyiri & Company also offers a short work experience programme to a limited number of law school students each year.

Lawyers

We recruit qualified lawyers at levels of experience ranging from recently qualified advocates to experienced partners from other firms. Such recruitment is driven entirely by the firm’s needs at the time and the strengths and abilities of the individuals involved.

External training programmes for partners and associates is encouraged. The firm also recognises that its lawyers should lead lives that are well balanced between time at work and time for recreation, leisure and a family life.

Administrative Staff

We recruit qualified individuals at all levels of experience with such recruitment driven entirely by the firm’s needs at the time and the strengths and abilities of the individuals involved.

Again, external training programmes for individuals is encouraged.

Contact Us

M. Kanyiri & Co. Advocates

Suite # 12, Sagret Suites

Jakaya Kikwete Road (formerly Milimani Road)

P.O. Box 75431

00200 Nairobi

Kenya

Tel: +254 (0) 20 800 063 5

Email: info@bmkadvocates.co.ke

Web: www.bmkadvocates.co.ke