James Nyiha is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya admitted to the bar in 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi with a postgraduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law. He is the Senior Partner in Nyiha, Mukoma & Co. Advocates.
He has attended and completed the Advanced Management Program (Strathmore Business School, 2009), The Master Negotiator Programme (Strathmore Business School, 2010), the Executive Negotiation Programme: Bargaining for Advantage, (the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2011), the Oxford Negotiation Programme (Said Business School, University of Oxford, 2013), Mediation Training Programme (Strathmore Law School, 2014), Certified Leadership Coach Programme (Coach Development Institute of Africa, 2015) and Leadership in Law Firms (Harvard Law School, 2015). He is currently pursuing a Masters in Applied Philosophy and Ethics at Strathmore University.
James has special expertise in alternative dispute resolution, creation of securities and their realization. He is also involved in mergers and acquisitions, amalgamation and winding up of companies, loan recovery and drafting of commercial and conveyancing documents. He regularly handles commercial litigation cases, arbitration and mediation in construction disputes.
On a part time basis, he serves as adjunct Faculty in Strathmore Business School where he teaches “the Art of Negotiation” and “the Art of Persuasion”.
James is the Chief Prosecutor for the Law Society of Kenya at the Advocates Disciplinary Tribunal.