James Tugee

James Tugee


Telephone: +254 725 103545
Email: james.tugee@mmkadv.co.ke

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land and Environment law


  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labour Relations


James has over 10 years’ experience working in a busy law firm and over 7 years of post-qualification experience. He was until December 2021 a Senior Associate at Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews. He has advised a number of clients in his areas of expertise and represented them before the courts, including the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal; specialised tribunals such as the Industrial Property Tribunal, the Competition Tribunal, the Public Procurement and Administrative Review Board, the Tax Appeals Tribunal and the National Environment Tribunal; and in alternative dispute resolution processes, including arbitration, mediation and negotiation.

James has advised and represented a number of clients in intellectual property matters, including patent protection and infringement, trademarks infringement and passing off, copyright infringement, and the right of publicity. He also has considerable experience and has been involved in several matters in the areas of land and environment law, civil and commercial litigation, and employment and labour relations.

In the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) space, James has not only represented several clients in arbitral proceedings, mediations and negotiations but is also qualified to sit as an arbitrator and a mediator. He has been involved in both domestic and international arbitration. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


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