Lydia Mulovi is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Nairobi, Law School, Bachelor of Law (LLB) (2011 – 2015)
  • Kenya School of Law (2016)

Professional Qualifications

  • Law Society of Kenya
  • Institute of Human Resource Management (2015)

Key experience

  • Lydia has been involved in assisting counsel in defending a not for profit client against an unfavorable tax assessment touching on non-cash benefits to employees. This entailed researching and rendering opinion on taxation of non-cash benefits and fair market value in taxation of the same.
  • She also assisted in rendering an opinion to players in the Betting, Gaming and Lottery industry on implications of a new tax regime.
  • Lydia has advised on many employment matters including termination of employment contracts by way of redundancy, dismissal, mutual separation e.t.c. She has helped in the review of over time policies, HR Manuals and Policies and standard employment contracts for both local and international companies and the drafting of settlement agreements and termination of employment documents in various employment briefs.
  • She has also been involved in litigating industrial claims instituted against various clients. These claims involved defending the clients at the Industrial Court against claims arising from termination of employment and redundancies. The briefs also involved rendering advisory opinions on termination procedures and negotiating out-of-court settlements.
  • She has assisted in litigation representing the country’s Electoral and Boundaries Commission in the election petitions resulting from the 2017 general elections. This involved assisting in rendering various advisory opinions on various aspects of electoral law and offering litigation support in defending the Commission.
  • She also assisted in defending the Commission in various constitutional petitions and judicial review matters
  • She has also assisted in defending procuring entities before the Procurement Administration and Review Board in disputes regarding their procurement choices, some of which escalated all the way to the Court of Appeal.
  • Lydia assisted in representing one of Kenya’s leading retailers in Insolvency proceedings instituted against it.
  • She is currently assisting in complex arbitration matters based on information technology and construction contracts.
  • Lydia is involved in the representation of several leading insurance companies in prosecuting and defending insurance claims for their insured in road traffic, industrial, occupiers and medical negligence claims. This also involves negotiating out of court settlement between parties.

Experience record

  • 2017

    Pupil at IKM

  • 2018

    Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department,

Languages spoken

  • 100
English - Excellent
  • 80
Kiswahili - Good