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Advice On A Full Range Of Law Matters


Prof Ben Sihanya & Co. Advocates is an innovative and vibrant law firm with the aim of providing clients with customized solutions to their legal problems. Our staff and personnel are innovative, versatile, and have the ability to offer our clients’ tailor-made legal solutions to their matters or problems.

Our mission is to provide a high quality, creative, and customized legal solutions to businesses and individuals, through professional diligence, personal attention, and zealous representation of our clients’ interests.

Our vision is to provide high quality legal and commercial advice through an efficiently managed professional practice that will facilitate our clients’ business dealings in Kenya, East Africa, Africa and worldwide.


In ensuring that we retain an enduring commitment and relationship with our clients, we are guided by the following principles:

  • Client interest is paramount: Client interests are paramount and legal counsel should deliver high quality, creative, practical, and effective legal representation to serve those interests.
  • Clients require attention: Clients deserve our timely attention and being accessible to clients is only the first step. It also means acting on client issues, including providing plain answers and advice to complex legal issues.
  • Confidentiality: Confidentiality on client matters should never be compromised. It is our duty to reciprocate client confidence in us by keeping in confidence all that they confide us as their legal representatives.
  • Listening: Full and effective communication is necessary to ensure that a client’s interest is fully understood and incorporated in formulating any advice and strategy.
  • Professionalism: Clients deserve legal counsel that is ethical, trustworthy, and respectful with each other, clients, opposing counsel, and adversaries.


Our clientele includes National and County Government agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs, companies, banks and financial institutions, firms and individuals seeking legal services within our areas of practice.

Chaka Place, 2nd Floor,
Argwings Kodhek Rd, Hurlingham
Mon-Fri: 8am – 5pm

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Meet The Team

Prof Ben Sihanya
Prof Ben Sihanya

Prof Ben Sihanya, JSD & JSM (Stanford), LLM (Warwick)

Managing Partner

Prof Ben Sihanya is an IP and Constitutional Professor, law scholar, public interest advocate and mentor. He is also a proficient legal researcher, consultant, public intellectual, and poet. Prof Sihanya has over 28 years’ experience in legal research, advocacy and litigation on matters Intellectual Property (IP) and Innovation, Constitutional Law, as well as Elections and Political Law. He has also researched, taught, trained and spoken on Intellectual Property (IP) and Innovation, Constitutional Law, and Development at the University of Nairobi Law School. He has also served as the Law Dean at the University of Nairobi.

Prof Ben Sihanya has also authored IP and Innovation Law in Kenya and Africa: Transferring Technology for Sustainable Development (2016), Intellectual Property and Innovation Law in Kenya and Africa: Cases and Materials (due 2021), and Constitutional Democracy, Regulatory and Administrative Law in Kenya and Africa Vol. 1 & 2 (due 2021) among other book chapters, articles, and journal articles.

His research focus includes IP and innovation mainly on Kenyan and African Copyright, Trade Mark, Trade Secret, Technology Transfer and Licensing. Prof Sihanya has consulted for National and County Governments, Ministries, Departments, Corporate entities as well international organizations and NGOs. He has litigated in some of the landmark cases in constitutional law, elections and political law.

Mr. Juma Daniel
Mr Jumah Daniel

LLB (Moi), PGD (Kenya School of Law), Advocate

Mr Jumah Daniel is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He has an LLB Degree from Moi University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law. His practice areas include conveyancing, criminal law, election petitions as well as general commercial or civil litigation and representation. Prior to joining Prof Ben Sihanya Advocates, Mr Jumah Daniel worked as a Legal Researcher at Innovative Lawyering & Sihanya Mentoring.
Mr Abraham Mumo

Mr Abraham Mumo has an LLB from Mount Kenya University. He also possess aPost-Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law and is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya. He specializes in Intellectual Property and Innovation Law, Commercial Law as well as Education Law and Mentoring. His main research interests are Intellectual Property and Innovation Law, ICT Law, Commercial Law and Education Law.

Ms Irene Watima
Ms Irene Watima

Ms Irene Watima holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Nairobi. She is a Trainee Advocate and Research Assistant at Prof Ben Sihanya Advocates. She is also an Administration, Finance, and Mentoring Assistant at Prof Ben Sihanya Advocates Mentoring & Innovative Lawyering. Her research areas of interest include Intellectual Property Law especially Copyright, and Trademark.
Mr Eugene O. Owade

Mr Eugene O. Owade is a Research Assistant and Mentee at Prof Ben Sihanya & Co. Advocates and at Sihanya Mentoring. His areas of interests are constitutionalism, devolution, human rights, democracy and governance, rule of law, leadership and integrity, among others. Mr Owade is currently in his final (fourth) year of undergraduate, LLB studies at the University of Nairobi Law School.

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