Dr. Kariuki Muigua

Faculty member Dr. Kariuki Muigua has been shortlisted as one of the three nominees for the award of the Prestigious African Arbitrator of the Year Award in 2022.

This is awarded to the arbitrator/ADR practitioner who is adjudged to have made outstanding achievements in, or contribution to, the development of arbitration/ADR in Africa. The ADR Practitioner of the Year will be considered as one who has made a positive impact and contributed to the development of arbitration/ADR, including helping to inspire young practitioners in arbitration/ADR to fulfil their true potential, achieve excellence in their career and launch their careers as practicing arbitration/ADR practitioners. Peer recognition of such a practitioner’s achievement in terms of expertise, leadership, exceptional provision of arbitral/ADR services, proven track record of helping young practitioners rise in their careers, regular publications, organization of knowledge sharing networking platforms, and generally creating awareness of arbitration/ADR within Africa will be relevant factors.

In 2021 Dr. Muigua was the recipient of the 2021 Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practitioner in Kenya. Dr. Muigua was also recognized as one of Kenya's top arbitrators in commercial, constitutional and environmental law by the 2021 edition of the Chambers Global Guide. He has also written books on arbitration which are referred to by courts and judges

The distinguished Arbitrator is a certified law graduate, holds a PhD in Law from the University of Nairobi, and teaches law at the University Of Nairobi Faculty Of Law. He has published numerous publications on ADR and access to justice, the environment and natural resources