George is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 16 years of experience. He is the Partner in charge of the Nairobi office. George started his legal career in the well- known firm of Rachier and Amollo where he gained a wealth of experience in a broad spectrum of legal matters. Subsequent to leaving Rachier & Amollo, George trained at the Kenya Revenue Authority Training Institute for 2 years and thereafter worked at Kenya Revenue Authority as Senior Legal Counsel for 5 years. With this background, George has a very solid understanding of the tax policy and legislative framework and has many years’ experience in litigation, tax dispute resolution, tax investigations and prosecutions, interpretation of the tax statutes and advising on tax policy and legislation. He possesses a wealth of knowledge in dealings with senior revenue and treasury officials. He holds an LLM in Financial Services with a specialisation in tax and has acted in a number of jurisprudence setting tax matters.
George has extensive experience in regulatory and compliance advisory and litigation and has acted for a number of Kenya’s leading regulators including the Kenya Airports Authority, Communication Authority, Agriculture Food Authority, Energy Regulatory Commission, Kenya Forest Service, Engineers Board of Kenya, National Transport and Safety Authority, NGOs Coordination Board, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, National Hospital Insurance Fund to name but a few. He is well versed in regulatory law and practice, compliance and governance matters.
George has extensive experience in conducting legal, regulatory, compliance and governance audits and is respected in this field as a leading expert. He has conducted the audits on blue chip companies listed in the bourse, leading corporates, parastatals and other government entities among other clients. His previous and existing clients include Safaricom, Post Bank, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), National Hospital Insurance Fund, and Technical University of Mombasa among others. The highly rated Legal, Compliance and Governance Audit practice headed by George is accredited by the Law Society of Kenya.
George also advises clients on public procurement, NGOs and Charities law, employment and labour relations, energy and natural resources, immigration among others. He is also in charge of running training portfolio of the firm.