Dr. Kariuki Muigua & James Ngotho Kariuki Emerge winners at the 3rd African Arbitration Awards

It is another win for one of our faculty member Dr. Kariuki Muigua won the African Arbitrator of the Year 2022. His son James Ngotho Kariuki won Africa’s Young Arbitration Practitioner of the Year 2022.

 The duo scooped the prestigious alternative dispute resolution (ADR) awards on Friday at the 3rd African Arbitration Awards held at Kigali, Rwanda beating others competitors from four African countries; Egypt, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Kenya.

Dr. Kariuki Muigua is a Senior Lecturer of Law at the University Of Nairobi Faculty Of Law and is also the author of the three leading books on Arbitration, Mediation and ADR in Kenya including Settling Disputes through Arbitration in Kenya, the leading arbitration textbook and practice guide now in its 4th Edition

He was also the was the winner of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Kenya) Branch Lifetime Achievement Award and ADR Practitioner of the Year at the Nairobi Legal Awards in 2021

James on the other hand is a graduate from the faculty of law is the Chairperson of the Young Members Group (YMG) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and one of the leading Dispute Resolution Lawyers in Kenya.