As a senior associate in the firm, Austine serves in the litigation department with multiple years’ experience in helping clients (both private and corporate) with their Litigation and Appeals needs. His experience as a litigator helps him anticipate potentially troublesome situations that can arise in a matter. This has helped him advice clients to engage in negotiated settlements, mediation and arbitration. He has also represented both international and national clients in Courts, judicial and arbitral Tribunals and before Government Agencies.
Austine serves clients in a variety of industries including ICT, real estate, finance, procurement and aviation. He has represented clients in high profile and complex cases, and has obtained favourable judgments, awards and settlements in their favour. Notable cases he recently handled are, successfully defending one of the corporate clients in a major dispute involving over 400 employees who were to undergo a Voluntary Early Retirement programme. He successfully defended one of the corporate clients before the Public Procurement Administrative Review Board in a claim involving an Award of Kshs. 60 billion. He also successfully mediated a dispute involving over Kshs. 800 Million.