Employment


A.B. Patel & Patel primarily advises employers. The legal services provided are broadly based on all Employment Law issues (including drafting of contracts), contentious and non-contentious. We advise corporate clients on employment policies and HR procedures.



Notable Transactions


Whilst the firm has advised on a number of employment and compliance matters, including collective bargaining agreements, a few of the larger briefs are:

  • Advised Spedag Interfreight (K) Limited on its employment contracts, collective bargaining agreements and restructuring of its employee set up.
  • Acted for Kenfreight (EA) Limited on a contracted dispute with a senior staff. The case was argued at the Supreme Court.
  • Previously advised on and continues to appear in matters involving employment and pension disputes and has in the past successfully represented the Kenya Ports Authority in litigation both in the High Court as well as the Supreme Court on litigation arising out of the dismissal of 38 employees.
  • Currently representing a leading logistics service provider in a large claim arising out of an employment dispute and the matter is presently pending before the Supreme Court.