Paul Munyao is the Managing Partner of the firm and has over 18 years of practice. As the team leader of the robust practice in the firm, Paul provides guidance, direction and leadership to the rest of the team with the primary aim of meeting and satisfying clients’ needs. His legal counsel is widely sought by clients relating a wide range of matters including banking and finance, environmental law, corporate and commercial, corporate insolvency and restructuring, real estate and nearly all aspects of dispute resolution and arbitration. Paul has a special interest in environmental law and is well respected in this field. Paul is currently a PHD candidate at the Institute of Climate Change and Adaptation, ICCA, University of Nairobi. Paul is also a Lecturer at the School of Law, University of Nairobi, where he teaches legal drafting, environmental law and contract law. Paul holds a Master’s degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in Environmental and Water Law. He is also trained in Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Audit and is authorized by the National Environmental Management Authority to conduct Environmental Impact Assessments & Environmental Audits.
Paul acts for and advises leading corporations Kenya Commercial Bank, National Bank of Kenya, Kenya Ports Authority and an array of private high net worth clients.
Paul has been a member of the Board of Management of the National Quality Control Laboratory, a State Corporation established under the Pharmacy & Poisons Act and which is mandated to ensure the quality of medicines and medical equipment in Kenya.
Paul has been the Honourable Secretary of the Board of Management, Mombasa Parents Club which runs the Nyali School, a prominent community school serving the society within the Mombasa County and its environs.
Paul has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors, of Grandsons of Abraham Rescue Centre, a street children’s Rescue Centre operated by the Catholic Arch Diocese of Mombasa.