Kananu Mutea is regarded by her clients as an excellent professional. She can handle complexity and ambiguity, is an independent thinker, with financial competence who enjoys collaboration.
Ms Mutea is the Head of Dispute Resolution at Gikera & Vadgama Advocates, with experience in arbitration and mediation. She has work experience at top tier firms in London and Nairobi.
She is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Branch and the Law Society of Kenya, Nairobi Branch by virtue of her extensive technical expertise in dispute resolution. Through her participation she has delivered demonstrable output in improvement of policy and legislation.
In addition to her work at Gikera & Vadgama Advocates, Ms Mutea is passionate about education and was a Board member of her alumni, Karen Primary School.
She has been a guest speaker at the Kenya School of Law, trained Prosecutors in white collar crime from The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, been a speaker at events hosted by UN Global Compact, UN Women, The East Africa International Arbitration Conferences, The Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration and The Kenya Association of Manufacturers. She is dedicated to using her experience in both the public and private sectors to facilitate responsive approaches to law.
Ms Mutea holds an LLB from Nagpur University, India. She is an alumnus of The Kenya High School, has trained in leadership and mediation from Strathmore Business School and is certified as an arbitrator, as a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Branch.