Mr. Njoroge Regeru : Lawyer
NJOROGE REGERU is the founder of the Firm. Mr. Regeru graduated from the University of Nairobi in November, 1985 with a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours – Upper Division) and, thereafter undertook postgraduate studies at the Kenya School of Law where he qualified in September, 1986 with a Diploma in Law. On 13th October, 1986 he was admitted and enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. For his Masters in Law programme, Mr. Regeru specialised in Company Law, International Economic Law, the Law of Finance and the Law of International Institutions. Immediately after enrollment as an Advocate, Mr. Regeru went into private legal practice, concentrating on litigation and commercial matters. In 1991, Mr. Regeru took a sabbatical leave to participate in an attachment program in the U.S.A organized by the American Bar Association. During the said attachment Mr. Regeru was seconded to various law firms in different parts of the USA including Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and others. In the process Mr. Regeru was exposed on a practical and hands-on basis, to the American legal system. He was also able to tour different parts of the USA and Canada. Over the years, Mr. Regeru has honed his legal skills in practice and gained wide-ranging experience and expertise in different areas of legal practice including Commercial Transactions, Corporate Matters, Arbitration, ADR and Commercial Litigation. During that time, Mr. Regeru has been privileged to be involved in very substantial precedent-setting commercial litigation at the highest levels of the Kenyan Court system, namely: the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
In 1995 Mr. Regeru was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators headquartered in London, UK and over the years has been intimately involved in diverse aspects of arbitration either as Arbitrator or counsel to parties. Related to this is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and mediation which are growth areas of dispute resolution and which Mr. Regeru has been closely involved with over the years. As a consequence of the foregoing, Mr. Regeru is associated with the local branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and he has been honoured to serve on its governing committee for two consecutive terms. Mr. Regeru participates actively in various activities of the Institute including: presentation of papers on various subjects of arbitration law and practice, delivering lectures on the same and as a UK-approved Tutor, in conducting various courses for joining or existing members of the Institute.
In 2002, Mr. Regeru took part in a Company Directorship course conducted by the Private Sector Corporate Governance Trust on behalf of the Commonwealth Association for Corporate Governance.
Accordingly, Mr. Regeru is now recognized and registered as a Company Director competent to practise as such anywhere in the Commonwealth. In this regard, Mr. Regeru is privileged to serve on a number of Boards of private companies in Kenya.
In addition, Mr. Regeru is a Certified Public Secretary (CPS) and as such is involved closely with the diverse activities of the Institute of Chartered Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK). Mr. Regeru serves as Company Secretary in a number of reputable companies. Recently, Mr. Regeru was closely involved in the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Goldenberg Affair in which he represented three parties central to the Inquiry. In addition, Mr. Regeru is a regular practitioner in the Constitutional and Judicial Review Division of the High Court and in this regard has been closely involved in the intricate litigations relating to the proposed new Constitution of the Republic. In these proceedings, Mr. Regeru was honoured to be appointed to represent the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission (CKRC), the Honourable, Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya and the Honourable Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs. In 2005, Mr. Regeru undertook an extensive course in International Commercial Arbitration in Hong Kong under the auspices of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom. Upon conclusion of the same, Mr. Regeru was awarded a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration. In addition, Mr. Regeru is a Chartered Arbitrator empanelled as such by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.
Mr. Regeru has been privileged to deal closely with top-level government officers and officers of major business and banking institutions in the various spheres in which he has acted for them. Through the local, regional and international clientele that he serves, Mr. Regeru has developed a close network of professional contacts.
On the personal front, Mr. Regeru was born on 16th August, 1960 and is married to Wambui. They have been blessed with three delightful boys. Mr. Regeru enjoys a round of golf (if he can ever get the time!) and as a keep fit enthusiast, jogs and visits the gym on a regular basis. Mr. Regeru is a keen Rotarian, associated with the Rotary Club of Nairobi North.