An associate in the Dispute Resolution department, she has dealt with matters covering commercial and civil litigation, employment and labour disputes, constitutional petitions as well as insolvency petitions. She is well versed with anti-money laundering and bribery legislations in Kenya, the civil and criminal liability of the companies and its management, the obligation of companies to establish and maintain internal reporting procedures and has advised a leading telecommunication company in this regard. She also represents clients in both mediation and arbitration proceedings.
Leyla is provisionally accredited as a Mediator by Mediation Accreditation Committee established under the Kenyan Judiciary. As a published writer, she has co-authored the Kenyan Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide – Business Crime 2019 ( http://bit.ly/2XAHO6S ) as well Kenya’s chapter, within The Legal 500 Comparative Guide on Bribery & Corruption 2019 (http://bit.ly/2QRNfaTlegal500report ). She has also been a key contributor to the editorial team of The Above Standard, the TripleOKLaw LLP newsletter.
LL. B (Hons) (Kenyatta University), PGDip (KSL), MCIArb