Please wait, loading...



James Nyiha is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya admitted to the bar in 1993. He graduated top of his class with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi. He also holds a postgraduate diploma from the Kenya School of Law and a Master’s degree in Applied Philosophy and Ethics from Strathmore University. He is the Senior Partner at Nyiha, Mukoma & Co. Advocates.

Education & ExpertiseJames up close

  • Academic Qualifications
  • Experience & Expertise

He is an alumnus of Strathmore Business School, the Wharton School, Said Business School and Harvard Law School having attended and successfully completed executive education programmes in the said schools.

  • 1993
    Admitted to the bar, High Court of Kenya
  • 2009
    Advanced Management Program, Strathmore Business School
  • 2010
    The Master Negotiator Programme, Strathmore Business School
  • 2011
    Executive Negotiation Programme: Bargaining for Advantage, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2013
    Oxford Negotiation Programme, Said Business School, University of Oxford
  • 2014
    Mediation Training Programme, Strathmore Law School
  • 2015
    – Certified Leadership Coach Programme, Coach Development Institute of Africa
    – Leadership in Law Firms, Harvard Law School
  • 2018
    Harvard Negotiation Masterclass, Harvard Law School
  • 2020
    Masters in Applied Philosophy and Ethics, Strathmore University
  • 2022
    Mediating Disputes, Harvard Law School
  • James has special expertise in alternative dispute resolution, creation of securities and their realization. He is also involved in mergers and acquisitions, insolvency, drafting of commercial and conveyancing documents. He regularly handles commercial litigation cases, arbitration, and mediation in construction disputes. Furthermore, he is an accredited mediator in Kenya and a certified executive leadership coach.

  • 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”. He is also an adjunct lecturer at Strathmore Law School.
  • James has until recently served as the Chief Prosecutor for the Law Society of Kenya at the Advocates Disciplinary Tribunal.
  • He is a member of the Law Society of Kenya, the East African Law Society, the International Bar Association, the Commonwealth Lawyers Association and the Pan African Lawyers Union.

Contact James Nyiha

7th Floor Alta Towers,
Ring Road Kilimani, Opp Yaya Center, Nairobi Kenya
020 2249 247
+254 714 886 600
+254 735 948 948

    Required fields are marked *

    Nyihamukoma & Co AdvocatesContact us
    Advocates, Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public
    OUR LOCATIONWhere to find us?
    GET IN TOUCHNyihamukoma Social links
    Visit our social pages.
    Nyihamukoma & Co AdvocatesContact us
    Advocates, Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public.
    OUR LOCATIONWhere to find us?
    P.O. Box 28491- 00200 Nairobi Kenya
    GET IN TOUCHNyihamukoma Social links
    Visit our social pages.