Jinaro K. Kibet

Partner and Head of Corporate and Commercial Law

+254 (20) 272 7171, 272 71533


Securities Advisory
Corporate Restructuring
Banking Law
Insurance Law
Private Equity and Investment Advisory
Public Private Partnerships

Jinaro Kibet heads the Corporate and Commercial Law Team. His attention to detail and quest for perfection leads to consistent client satisfaction in all his transactions.

For over 30 years, Jinaro has handled matters involving securities advisory, corporate restructuring, banking and insurance law advisory for local and international corporates, private equity and investment advisory, public-private partnerships and other financial services to a wide range of clients in the private and public sector.

Due to his significant advisory experience and cutting-edge solutions to the legal needs of a diverse clientele, Jinaro has often been internationally recognized in his work. In the 2019 and 2020 editions of The Legal 500 EMEA he was ranked as a Recommended Lawyer in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, as well as Real Estate and Construction practice. As a mark of his versatility and depth of experience, he has also previously won the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards for Kenya in the category of Litigation.

He has been instrumental in assisting sports organizations in and outside Kenya in drafting and amending their governance instruments, including Athletics Kenya, Lawn Tennis Kenya, and the Confederation of African Athletics and other Athletics Federations in AfricaHe is currently an elected Vice President of Athletics Kenya having been so elected in 2014. In 2020, he was appointed as a Member of the Governance Commission. He is also a Member of the National Review Panel of World Athletics as well as a Member of the World Athletics Human Rights Working Group.

Commissioner for Oaths and Notary Public
Patent Agent KIPI


LL.B (Hons.), Nbi. Diploma in Law (KSL),

Law Society of Kenya
East African Law Society
Commonwealth Lawyers Association


We are pleased to announce our rankings in the 2020 edition of The Legal500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Guide. The …

The Corporate & Commercial Law Team