Practice Areas

Founded in 1994, our firm has been providing effective, affordable and often untraditional legal solution to our hundreds and thousands of clients over the years. Our law firm consists of remarkable team of expert trial attorneys in just about every field of law you can name, and it is because of this comprehensive nature of the legal services we provide, our firm has been able to stay ahead of its league for decades.

Practice Areas

  1. Commercial and Civil Litigation
  2. Corporate
  3. Conveyancing
  4. Intellectual Property
  5. Corporate recovery and Insolvency
  6. Legal advisory Services
  7. Legal audit Services
  8. Criminal Litigation

Our Mission

David, our senior partner and an advocate of 19 years standing set out to build a firm whose core mission is to provide effective and efficient legal services geared at ensuring the success of our client’s endeavors’.

We are situated at city center of Nairobi on the 5th floor of Prudential Building, Wabera street Nairobi, occupying an area of 1800 sq. ft. and is fully computerized with adequate communication facilities and a friendly well trained stuff. Currently the firm employs eight permanent support stuff and two associate advocates Eric Ondari and Filah Martins. The firm also presently has four students under its tutelage and provides them with opportunity to learn and gain exposure to the world of law practice.

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CEO

David Oyatta

David is the Founding Principal of Oyatta & Associates. With the will and desire to create a Firm that gives each and every client the attention they deserved, David tasked himself with ensuring and eventually making the firm one of Nairobi’s most reputed, sought after and highly recommended firms. David is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and an Advocate of the High Court having attained his Bachelors of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi and subsequently his Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. He is also a Commissioner for Oaths; Notary Public; Certified Public Secretary and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries. With over 24 years of legal practice under his name, David knows that by drawing his professional experience, qualifications and relationships within the legal industry, he is able to provide you with legal representation that is a breath of fresh air. David’s passion for the law has ensured time after time that matters are dealt with in a timely and cost effective manner, with the highest regard for the needs of our clients. He understands that many of his clients come to him for assistance during stressful periods in their lives and his responsiveness, efficiency and compassion is always appreciated by them. Through his dedication to the practice of law and commitment to the profession, David is appreciated as one of the most respected Criminal Lawyer in not only the state of Nairobi, but the entire country, having been trained by renowned Criminal litigator, the Late Hasmukh Makhecha.In addition to that, David has established himself as one of the most profound Advocates in Commercial and Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Conveyancing and Intellectual Property. David is a member of Muthaiga Golf Club, Railway Golf Club and Karen Country Club.If you have a question you would like to ask David, send him an email today at david@oyatta.com

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Advocate

Eric Ondari

Eric is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. Previously having worked with the firm of Mwaura & Wachira Advocates he established himself as one of the most respected trial Advocates in the country because of his long list of achievements and successful cases, Eric is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and holds a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law after successfully completing his Bachelors of Law Degree from Kenyatta University. Eric’s ambition was fuelled by his desire to help people. This probably does sound a little clichéd, and as most if not all lawyers go to law school with the same notion, but it’s true! His dedication to each and every one of his clients, his ability to listen and his amazing communication skills ensure time after time that the clients are overwhelmed with the support and professionalism they receive. His knowledge in not only litigation but corporate, commercial and conveyancing law gives him the ability to provide assistance with a level of insight and understanding not otherwise available in this industry. He is a problem solver and always fights tenaciously to protect his client’s rights. He has handled a wide range of complex litigation matters and is able to provide assistance and advice to both individuals and businesses in relation to legal matters.If you have a question you would like to ask Eric, send him an email today at ericondari@oyatta.com

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Advocate Trainee

Magdeline Martins

Ms. Martins is currently awaiting admission to the Bar having completed her Bachelors of Law Degree with 1st Class Honours from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and successfully undergoing the rigorous advocates training programme at the Kenya School of law. Martins has been with the firm for 6 years. She has a passion in litigation, conveyancing and commercial law with excellent legal drafting skills. Despite the challenges in the legal profession Martins always sets her sights at ensuring that justice is meted out even to those who could not afford it. If you have a question you would like to ask Martins, send her an email today at martins@oyatta.com

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Administrator

Paul Khisa

Paul is the firm’s office Administrator. He holds a diploma in Business Administration and a Certificate in Computer Maintenance and Programing from the Kenya Polytechnic University. Paul has worked with the present firm for over 10 years and being well versed with the structure and day-to-day running of the firm, he keeps the firm running by setting the wheels in motion necessary to keep us afloat and keeps oiling them for ensured success. If you have a question you would like to ask Paul, send him an email today at paul@oyatta.com

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Legal Assistant

Kennedy Okal

Ken has worked with the Firm since its inception, which is 23 years ago. He is a registered and qualified Process Server with over 14 years’ experience.His duties include assessment and registration of various documents at the Lands and Companies registries. He also well versed with the various Court processes.If you have a question you would like to ask Ken, send him an email today at ken@oyatta.com

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Advocate Trainee

Morgan Ayieko

Morgan is a Law graduate from the Kabarak University and is currently awaiting admission to the Bar of Advocates after completing his studies at the Kenya School of Law.Morgan is tasked with drafting legal documents, legal research, attending Court to take notes, attending to the firm’s clients and attending to the firm’s matters in the various Court and Land registries.Morgan is well regarded in the area of litigation with a keen eye and passion in commercial and corporate law.If you have a question you would like to ask Morgan, send him an email today at morgan.ayieko@gmail.com