Firm Name: JWM LAW LLP
Practice Area: Corporate Law
Leaders in Law endorses Jacqueline Waihenya as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in the Kenya. If you wish to get in touch with Jacqueline use the contact information provided above.
Jacqueline’s is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya having been admitted to the bar in 1998 and she is the Managing Partner of JWM LAW LLP (formerly Jacqueline Waihenya Maina & Co. Advocates) which she founded in 2012. She holds an LLM from the University of Nairobi’s pioneer LLM class at Mombasa specializing in Public Finance & Financial Services Law. She is currently pursuing an LLM in International Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London. Jacqueline is also a Governance Practitioner. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Secretaries of Kenya (ICS) and was recently elected to the governing council of ICS where she chairs the Membership Committee as well as the Research & Publications Committee. She is also an Accredited Governance Auditor, a Legal & Compliance Auditor and Governance Trainer.
She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – Kenya Branch and holds a diploma in International Arbitration. She further holds an Advanced Certificate in Adjudication from the said Institute and is accredited as a Tutor with CIARB and is the CIARB Kenya Branch Treasurer. She was appointed to represent CIARB on the National Steering Committee National Steering Committee for the Formulation of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy 2020. She is also a Chartered Mediator with the Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators (CM-ICMC) and is one of the pioneer Kenya Judiciary Accredited Mediators.
Jacqueline is an Associate Editor of the ADR Journal of CIARB Kenya and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Mombasa Law Society Journal.She sits on the Continuing Professional Development Committee of the Law Society of Kenya and is also the Treasurer of the Mombasa Law Society where she founded and convened the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee as well as the Admiralty & Maritime Committee.
Jacqueline Waihenya is the Vice Chairman of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Mombasa Chapter.
JWM LAW LLP is a leading full service corporate oriented law firm competent to handle a wide array of legal/litigation and alternative dispute resolution & corporate governance matters. We closely monitor events and trends and have developed a strategic sense for their dynamics and direction.We are closely involved with the leadership of various professional organizations which are at the forefront of influencing, effecting and implementing legal policy and law reform in the country. The firm is well poised and prepared to serve your commercial interests and to provide holistic legal solutions.
Our approach is to understand our Clients, advise them on the issues at hand and otherwise resolve legal matters in an efficient and effective manner by being approachable, available and assertive. We are dedicated to being proactive and solving/resolving problems efficiently while being mindful of the competing interests of legal protection without incurring unnecessary legal actions or fees.