Peter Munge

Nairobi

E pmunge@mmcasafo.com

Languages English | Kiswahili

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Harvard Law School
Certificate in Leadership in Law Firms
2017
Kenya School of Law
Diploma in Law
1999
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
2010
Marathwada University, India
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
1996
Marathwada University, India
BSL (First Class Hons.)Harvard Law School
Certificate in Leadership in Law Firms
2017
Kenya School of Law
Diploma in Law
1999
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
2010
Marathwada University, India
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
1996
Marathwada University, India
BSL (First Class Hons.)

Practices

Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration | Labour & Employment

Peter specializes in legal due diligence and commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on commercial disputes, labour disputes and public procurement disputes. He also has experience in alternative dispute resolution, legislative drafting and Estate’s planning and administration.

He successfully argued on behalf of KCB Group Limited at the Employment and Labour Relations Court in a claim filed by the Banking and Insurance Finance Union and successfully facilitated the payment of annual bonuses to 2,279 management staff of KCB Group Limited, the holding company of Kenya’s largest bank by assets, KCB Bank Kenya Limited, and for the subsidiaries in the region. The Court had initially prohibited the payment of annual bonuses to not only the staff of the Kenyan subsidiary, but also those of the subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Peter has been the Legal Consultant of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council and undertakes legislative advisory role on behalf of the Council. He spearheaded the drafting of numerous Rules and various amendments to the Rules and Regulations under the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act. He is currently a member of the Committee that is reviewing all the Rules afresh in view of the coming into force the Health Act, No. 21 of 2017, and the Health Law (Amendment) Act, 2019.

He is currently advising on a dispute involving the vast Estate of Gerishon Kamau Kirima, who was a major real estate developer and former member of the Kenyan Parliament. He is also advising numerous other Estates on Succession planning.

Currently, he is providing Safaricom Plc with legal support and advisory services as it undertakes an audit at a national scale of the entire dealer and agency network for the largest mobile money platform in the world, M-Pesa. This has involved the collection of documentation and verification of the identity, veracity and criminal records of 5,000 dealers and M-Pesa agents and their 160,000