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 offers an energetic results-focused approach to the department. She demonstrates expertise, efficiency and commercial awareness in dealing with all legal matters pertinent to technology, media and the telecommunication industry.
She provides advisory services on commercial law, fintech and mobile payments, data protection, cyber security-support in digital forensics work, privacy, consumer protection, and intellectual property. Her strength in transactional work and regulatory compliance enables her to work seamlessly with several domestic and multi-national companies towards regulatory compliance and business processes, and strategy support.
Her approach is methodological and innovative, providing direct solutions to client’s business problems. Her background being a trained and certified public accountant comes in handy when handling transactions with financing connotations. She works closely with industry stakeholders, such as FSIs, PSPs, regulators, telecom and tech companies to come up with legal solutions for industry-specific issues. She has published several legal opinions on local and international platforms and regularly speaks at several FinTech symposiums, seminars, and workshops. Catherine is a trained and certified Data Protection Officer. She continuously publishes in the firm’s Above Standard Newsletter as well as in other regional and international sites such as the CIO and Afriwise.
She has a CPA (II) qualification and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in finance. She is listed in Chambers Global Fintech Legal 2020 and 2021 edition as a leading individual in fintech. 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.”
Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public
Diploma in Laws, (KSL)
LLB Law (Hons),
East Africa Law Society
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The Telecommunications, Media & Technology Team