Edel A. Ouma

Edel A. Ouma

Principal Associate | ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna

Physical Address:

ALN House, Eldama Ravine Close, Off Eldama Ravine Road, Westlands

Postal Address:

P O Box 200-00606, Sarit Centre, Nairobi, Kenya


+254 20 364 0000

Email Address:

  1. Background

    Edel Anyango Ouma is a Principal Associate at Anjarwalla & Khanna’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution department. Edel has a proven track record of offering innovative legal advice and representing clients at all levels of the Kenyan judicial system. Her ability to deliver sound arguments is based on her years of experience on aspects of the law and legal procedure.

  2. Professional Membership
    • Law Society of Kenya
    • Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Kenya
  3. Professional Qualifications

    2010: Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law

    2007: Bachelors of Law (LL.B) Hons, Kampala International University, Uganda

  4. Career Summary

    May 2019 – Date: Principal Associate, Anjarwalla & Khanna LLP

    Sept 2014 – Apr 2019: Associate, MMAN Advocates, Nairobi

    Nov 2010 – May 2014: Associate, Miller & Company Advocates, Nairobi

    Jan 2009 – Nov 2010: Pupil, Miller & Company Advocates, Nairobi

  5. Top Matters
    • Acting for Kipeto Energy in connection with a commercial dispute.
    • Acting for African Trade Insurance Agency, an international organization, in connection with an employment dispute.

    Prior to joining A&K:

    • Acting for a beneficiary in a highly contentious succession dispute at the High Court of Kenya, where the estate was estimated at KES 17.4 billion.
    • Acting for an international construction company in an international arbitration for a claim of USD 5 million.
    • Advising a non–governmental organization on legal issues evolving around renewable energy and acting for the organization in a claim for USD 4 million.
    • Acting for and successfully representing a non- governmental organization at the Employment & Labour Relations Court in a claim for approximately USD 1 million.
    • Acting for and successfully defending state corporations in disputes at the High Court of Kenya and Employment & Labour Relations Court.
    • Successfully negotiating and promoting alternative dispute resolution methods and fostering out of Court settlements.
    • Acting for leading commercial banks in cases filed against the banks seeking to stop the banks from exercising their statutory powers of sale in recovery of debts totaling to approximately KES 70 million.

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