Nathaniel K. Mwangi

About Nathaniel K. Mwangi

Kanyi is the partner incharge of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department in which he represents individual & corporate clients. In this capacity he has attended to many forms of Commercial, Civil, Criminal, Debt Recoveries, Constitutional Law and Administrative Appeals, Employment & Labor Relations, Land and Environment, Election Petitions, matters in all courts including the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the Lower Courts.

He has also represented several leading banking institutions seeking, for instance, to exercise their statutory power of sale, including defending the institutions from any court proceedings arising therefrom. He has represented leading corporates in instituting and defending claims related to employment law, including work injury claims and wrongful dismissals. 

Kanyi has amicably managed a number of complex corporate and individual disputes through arbitration saving the client from the tedious court process. He has also represented clients before Tribunals such as Arbitral Tribunals and other Alternative dispute resolution tribunals, Co-operative Tribunal, Business Premises Rent Tribunal, Rent Restriction Tribunal, and Competition Tribunal.


Prior to joining the Firm, Kanyi worked for various Law Firms, NGOs and Government offices in various capacities where he garnered immeasurable experience in various areas of practice other than litigation and dispute resolution such as immigration law and legislative drafting and policy formulation. One notable work catalogue he prides himself in was seeing to the implementation of the Refugee Act. Kanyi, has more or less grown this department of a firm that essentially started out as a commercial law firm given the founding partner’s areas of expertise. In the period he has been with the firm he has brought in numerous litigation briefs that have greatly rebranded the firm as a top litigation law firm.

Practice Areas & Expertise
  • Litigation & Disputes Resolution
  • Legislative Drafting & Policy Formulation
Professional Membership
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya
  • Member of the East African Law Society
Career Summary
  • Litigation Partner – Isoe Omariba and Co. Advocates
  • Advocate – Kimani Kiarie & Company Advocates
  • Department of Refugee Affairs – Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB) – Moi University
  • Postgraduate Diploma – Kenya School of Law

Connect with Nathaniel

nkanyi@jmkadvocate.co.ke