In 2023 Chambers and Partners, the world's leading legal ranking and Intelligence Company ranked Dr. Kariuki Muigua Ph.D. in Band 1 of Dispute Resolution (Arbitration). The ranking recognizes the Top Arbitrators in Kenya noting that he is “highly recommended as a leading lawyer, astute understanding of arbitration, respected for his handling of litigation,” and having a practice that touches upon commercial, constitutional and environmental law.

Last year, Chambers and Partners had also ranked Dr. Muigua in Band 1 noting that “He has been involved in several ground-breaking arbitrations,” has an astute understanding of arbitration and is respected for litigation.”

Dr. Kariuki Muigua Ph.D. is a leading Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practitioner in Kenya, Africa and the world at large who has been recognized nationally and globally by peers. 

The recognition and ranking in Band 1, Dispute Resolution: Arbitrators by Chambers and Partners of Dr. Kariuki Muigua not only affirms him as the top in the ADR game, but it also ushers a new era as he enters into the realm of international ADR practitioners from Africa.

The outstanding honor marks the beginning of yet another year of Dr. Kariuki Muigua's leadership in ADR and arbitration, whose reputation as a top arbitrator has advanced from national to continental to global league. Dr. Muigua received two awards in 2021: ADR Practitioner of the Year from the Nairobi Legal Awards of the Law Society of Kenya and the inaugural Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Kenya Branch ADR Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Muigua wears many hats; he is a lecturer in International Commercial Arbitration at the faculty of law has supervised PhD thesis on ADR and Master’s thesis. He is also a tutor, trainer and assessor at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya Branch). Dr. Muigua is also the author of the leading textbook on Arbitration in Kenya, namely, Settling Disputes through Arbitration in Kenya.

Congratulations to Dr. Muigua for flying the University of Nairobi flag and brand of excellence across the globe!!!