TripleOKLaw

Catherine K. Mulika

Deputy Managing Partner and Head of Telecommunications, Media & Technology

ckariuki@tripleoklaw.com

+254 (20) 272 7171, 272 71533

PRACTICE AREAS

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Data Protection
Cybersecurity support in digital forensics
Data Privacy, ownership and governance
Consumer Protection
Intellectual property

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.

QUALIFICATIONS
Advocate,

Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public

EDUCATION

CPA IV,
Diploma in Laws, (KSL)
LLB Law (Hons),

ASSOCIATIONS
Law Society of Kenya
East Africa Law Society

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