Catherine K. Mulika
Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Telecommunications, Media & Technology
+254 (20) 272 7171, 272 71533
Financial Technology (FinTech)
Cybersecurity support in digital forensics
Data Privacy, ownership and governance
Catherine is a sharp, visionary thinker with a knack for staying ahead of the pack. It’s no wonder she is a strong advocate for innovation in the legal space as head of our Telecommunications, Media and Technology practice.
TMT, as it is referred to, provides advisory on general commercial work, fintech related transactions, data protection, cyber security-support in digital forensics work, privacy, ownership and governance, consumer protection, intellectual property and mobile payments. Catherine’s strength in transactional work and regulatory compliance has enabled her to work seamlessly with several domestic and multi-national companies towards regulatory compliance and business processes and strategy support.
She works closely with industry stakeholders, such as financial services institutions, regulators, payment service providers, telecommunication and technology companies, software integrators and start-ups, to come up with legal solutions for industry specific issues. This work earned her a place in the Legal500 rankings 2019 as a Recommended Lawyer for Commercial, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions. In addition to this, she was listed in Chambers Global FinTech Legal 2020 edition and the 2021 edition and is a Ranked Individual as FinTech Legal expert. Chambers Global stated that clients consider her as “very knowledgeable and commercially minded – she can see things from our perspective and has a good personality.”
She is also an elected council member of the LSK Nairobi Branch and sits in the LSK ICT committee.
Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public
Diploma in Laws, (KSL)
LLB Law (Hons),
East Africa Law Society
The proposed Income Tax (digital service tax) regulations have been a source of heavy conversation by consumers in all corners of the …
Legal Background The Data Protection Act 2019 (the Act) commenced on 25th November 2019 to regulate the processing of personal data. Amongst …
The High Court of Kenya sitting in Nairobi dismissed an application to suspend 26 sections of the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime act, …
The Telecommunications, Media & Technology Team